The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said three suspected suicide bombers were killed in the attack on a NNPC depot in Maiduguri early Friday.
The depot is situated at Damboa road.
NEMA spokesman in the Northeast, AbdulKadir Ibrahim, said, “Three suspected suicide bombers died along Damboa Road, Maiduguri, as a result of an explosion which occurred in the early hours of Friday.
According to a resident of the area, Ibrahim Ali, a woman and her two children came in the early hours of Friday and exploded the bombs strapped on them.
He added that the suicide bombers were the only victims of the attack and two empty petrol truck and another loaded one were burnt.