Yobe Suicide Bomber Kills 10 Muslims During Procession

There was pandemonium in the commercial city of Potiskum, Yobe State, today, Monday as a suicide bomber, belived to be a member of the Islamic fundamentalist group, Boko Haram detonated a bomb on a procession of shiites Muslim group that are celebrating the new Islamic year.

A Resident of the twon, Mohammed Ali, said the bombing which claimed over 10 lives, happened at the Tsohuwar Kasuwa area of the twon at about 10:30 am, throwing the area into confusion, while residents fled in different directions.

Ali said, “We all had to return home to seek safety as the explosion was followed by sporadic gunshots.

“The security operatives responded with sporadic gunshots to show their readiness to stem any attack on the town and this caused panic with people fleeing back to their homes, leaving the streets empty.”



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