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The Nigeria city struck by a suicide bomb blast near Damturu bus station at around 7.00am today. The explosion killed five people whereas 41 people were injured.

According to a witness, Sani Dankansho says that “It was a young girl who came around at 6.00am at GMT and tried to enter the bus station, security guards didn’t allow her to enter because she refused to be searched at the entrance. As she stepped out a private cab drove out of the park as soon as the car came close, she detonated the explosive.

Yobe State Governor Abdullahi Bego stated that “the dead have been evacuated to the mortuary. Emergency services are attending the injured”.

As per the rescuers no group has being claimed responsible for this attack. Previously, there was a same suicide bomb blast which was being
detonated by a 10yr old in Damturu crowd market; the incident killed one whereas 47 others were injured.