By Bala Ajiya


DAMATURU – A suicide bomber killed five people and injured several others at the popular Bayan Tasha market/ motor park in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State.

According to an eyewitness,” Security men at the entry and exit of the park were conducting search on both commuters and traders, when a girl of around 10 years old refused to be searched. In a twinke of an eye, the girl detonated the bomb concealed under her Hijab killing her, the security agent and 3 othe rpersons while many others injured”.

Security agents also discovered three IED cylinders that were later removed by the anti-bomb squad of the Nigerian police before the place was condoned off .

As at the time of filling this report, medical and security personnel were busy evacuating victims to the hospital.

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