Monday, July 20, 2015

Six people dead in Damaturu, Yobe bomb blast

Six people have been killed in a bomb blast as police searched vehicles at a checkpoint outside the northeast Nigerian city of Damaturu on Monday, police and a witness are now saying.                  
According to Yobe state police spokesman, Toyin Gbadegesin who talked to AFP: "Eight people including two bombers were killed in the explosion. Two policemen were among the victims,"

The explosion happened at about 1:00 p.m. to the north of the city, which is the capital of Yobe state, on the main road to Maiduguri in neighboring Borno state

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