Allah has a little joke at the expense of five of his warriors. “Islamist militants killed by own bombs: Nigerian army,” from Agence France Presse, April 23:
KANO, Nigeria: Five suspected Islamist militants were killed when bombs they were assembling exploded during a shootout with government troops in northern Nigeria, a military commander said Monday.
“I can confirm that five suspected members of Boko Haram were on Saturday night blown to pieces by IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices),” they were assembling, Colonel Victor Ebhaleme told AFP….
Ebhaleme said the insurgents had thrown a bomb at the soldiers when the other bombs inside the house went off “killing the five suspects and destroying the house”.