Police confirm 7 dead, 32 injured in Damaturu blast

Scene of the Kaduna bomb blast

The Police in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, have confirmed that seven persons were killed on Sunday when a suspected female suicide bomber struck at a busy motor park

The Commissioner of Police, Marcus Danladi, who confirmed the casualty figure said 32 others sustained injuries and were evacuated to the main hospital in the town for treatment.

However, a rescue worker involved in the evacuation of victims of the blast said he counted ten corpses.

The staff, who declined to be quoted because he is not permitted to talk on the matter, also said 56 persons were injured and were taken to the hospital.

The female suicide bomber was reportedly dropped off by a lone male driver at the motor park which is also located near a market.

Suicide attack by young girls have been on the rise, especially in Kano, Borno, Yobe and Gombe states.

Recently, a young girl who failed to detonate her explosive vest in Kano informed the police that she was handed over to members of the Boko Haram sect by her parent for the suicide mission.


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  • Otile

    Utangirma Allah

    • Lolo

      Otile e-rat, u’re next!

      • Otile

        Back to sender, Amen

    • PROF

      There is a problem with Islam !

  • Funso Craig

    GEJ just killed additional 10 votes for APC. Well done.

    • Ibukun Tosin

      lol are you for real?? its funny what u see on the internet when u let a vermin handle an internet enabled phone.

  • Secession NOW

    “If what happened in 2011 should again happen in 2015, the dog and the baboon would all be soaked in blood…Revolution is inevitable in 2015 if I lose.” – M.BUHARI

    “The next election is likely to be violent and many people are likely going to die…”- Nasiru El-RUFIA

    “I am putting Jonathan on notice that he must leave office come 2015.”- Mr Ango ABDULAHI

    “If Jonathan insists on running, there will be bloodshed…His running will amount to taking northerners for a ride. So, there will be bloodshed.” – Junaid MUHAMMED

    “You ‘rig & roast’…” – Malam Bola TINUBU

    QUESTION:
    Still wondering why the bombs keep coming? The jobless & irresponsible Terrorist vampire politicians need to explain. Why are the parents of these girls not going public- looking for their children? The reason is simple, the terrorists have the support of the Northern muslims. It might not be all muslims but certainly a quantum of the lot. If it were not so, individuals would have been going public declaring their girls missing.

    This Nigeria no go work. Even the devil knows this fact. So why don’t we share Garri and go our separate ways the way Luggard met us?
    How much long will the South tolerate Northern Nigeria’s terrorists? Will it endure forever? …How much more will innocent Nigerians be bombed to death bcos of the quest for power by some irresponsible deviants? How much long?

  • musa amina

    “if what happened in 2011 should happen again in 2015, there will be blood shed ” -buhari. the vampire politician is soaking the blood of the innocent ones. GMB the day of recording is at hand, the blood u r shedding will not let u rest, they will continue to hunt you and your fellow vampires. #gej4naija #no2buhari #marchoutbuhari

  • Chiotu Nnamdi

    Enough of these madness.

  • “Recently, a young girl who failed to detonate her explosive vest in Kano
    informed the police that she was handed over to members of the Boko
    Haram sect by her parent for the suicide mission”. No!!!She was handed over by GEJ!!!!

    • amazing2012

      To corroborate with your comment; Please google Facebook, ” the gombe suicides bomber were dropped by military vehicle”. The vehicle and the military personal were apprehended by the locals and handed over to the military authority”. Please google!