By Mojola Aturamu
Tragedy was averted yesterday at a wedding party in Maiduguri, Borno state as a teenage suicide bomber making her way to the venue of the wedding reception to detonate a bomb was stopped by a dog after the dog allegedly smelt the bomb on her .
Vanguard reports that both dog and the suicide bomber died when the bomb detonated, but everyone else was saved because the dog kept the teenager from getting too close to the crowd.
According to the police, the dog belonged to a resident of the neighbourhood where the wedding was taking place.
Victor Isuku who is the Spokesperson of the Nigerian Police Force in Borno State confirmed the incident occurred around 7:30 a.m. at Belbelo community of Jere LGA in Borno state.