A police officer handles a diffused improvised explosive device (IED), which was found in a public transport bus, in Huruma neighbourhood of Kenya's capital Nairobi March 31, 2013. The explosive was found abandoned in a passenger mini-bus (matatu) that had ferried passengers from the central business district and was ready for detonation when the 25-sitter mini-bus crew discovered it wrapped in a bag, witnesses said. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya (KENYA - Tags: DISASTER CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)

A female suicide bomber died when she detonated explosives on her body after she was attacked by a guard dog in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state as she attempted to enter a hall where a wedding ceremony was taking place.
The dog, which died as the teenager detonated the Improvised Explosive Device (IED), saved the lives of numerous people on Sunday night at the Belbelo community centre in the Jere local government area, Sahara Reporters reported.
The incident follows another two suicide bombing attacks earlier the same day, reportedly carried out by Boko Haram militants. In the first incident two male suicide bombers detonated IEDs strapped to their bodies at a petrol station in Maiduguri, in Borno State, in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Nobody was killed in the attack except the two men. But in a simultaneous attack around the same time, one person was injured in the Jere area when a …