Fresh Bomb blast hits GSM Market in Potiskum, Yobe

Bomb blast hits GSM Market in Potiskum, Yobe | ozara gossip

A Female suicide bomber this afternoon attacked the popular GSM market in Potiskum , Yobe state. Many people are feared dead. This is the second attack at the market this month alone.

Residents said the suicide bomber hit the entrance of the GSM market located in the heart of Potiskum town around 1:15 this afternoon killing five people on the spot.

We saw the girl and we became suspicious of her movement and when one of us tried to whisk her away, the bomb went off killing both of them and three others while several others sustained injuries and are being taken to the General Hospital in Potiskum,” a witness said.

The Police Public Relations Officer ASP Toyin Gbadegesin, who confirm the incident, said details of the blast was still being expecting.

“Yes, I can confirm to you that there is a blast at the Kasuwan Jagwal market (GSM market) in Potiskum where it happened last month but how it happened and the casualty figure has not been known,” the police spokesman said.

According to him, 48 other persons sustained various degrees of injuries and were being treated at the Potiskum General Hospital.

A top hospital source told Channels Television that rescuers had started rushing the victims of the blast to the Potiskum General Hospital for urgent medical attention.

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