Military sources on Saturday said the two female bombers, who set off their explosives at a busy market in Madagali, were mobilised from the Sambisa Forest.
According to a source, the bombers were among the remains of captives being held by the Boko Haram insurgents in the forest, and were used to divert the attention of the military.
Meanwhile the Defence Headquarters, has restated its resolve to defeat the Boko Haram insurgents
The Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, told SUNDAY PUNCH that the military would remain concerted in their operations.
The DDI said Nigerians had to remain vigilant and always report suspicious movements to the security agencies.
The Adamawa State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Othman Abubakar, also told our correspondent on Saturday that the scene of the explosions remained cordoned off, as investigation was ongoing.
“The military personnel are in the area. The police are also investigating. The area remains cordoned off. The victims rushed to the hospital are responding to treatment,” he added.