Female jihad-martyrdom suicide bombers are often women who have been caught in or suspected of zina — the Islamic legal term for sexual immorality of various kinds. They are told that they can redeem their family’s honor and also win a place in Paradise by murdering Infidels and getting killed in the process.
“Woman suicide bomber attacks Nigerian market,” AFP, November 17, 2014:
A FEMALE suicide bomber has blown herself up at a mobile phone market in northeast Nigeria, killing several people.
The attack happened on Sunday in the town of Azare in Bauchi state, which neighbours the three states worst hit by attacks from Boko Haram Islamists.
Residents said a man who had been seen with the woman at the market was killed by an angry mob.
“A suicide bomber came into the market as it was closing and blew herself up in the middle of all the merchants and their customers,” a witness said.
“I saw at least eight dead. Several other people were injured,” another witness, Alyu Habib, said.
“She came in the company of two men and she detonated the explosives concealed under her dress,” he said.
“The two men tried to flee but they were pursued and apprehended. One of them was lynched to death whereas the other is now in custody,” Habib added….