A suicide bomber whose attack was targeted at a vigilante group has killed 10 people in Potiskum, Yobe state.
Accordint to sources; “The bomber was targeting members of the hunters association, who have been helping in the fight against Boko Haram in Indiski area Postiskum.”
“The hunters suspected that he was on a suicide mission and were trying to apprehend him when he detonated his explosive vest killing those around him instantly.”
The incident took place at about 2pm on Monday, leaving not less than 10 people dead.
An official of the Red Cross who is involved in rescue activities at the site of the blast declined to give casualty figure.
“We would only know the actual number of casualties after we finish ferrying dead bodies and the injured to the hospital,” he said.