Dozens may have died in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital,\u200b as a bomb blast rocked a crowded commercial area\u200b on Saturday\u200b, witnesses said. \r\n\r\nPREMIUM TIMES gathered that dozens of persons were either killed or injured as a result of the blast. \r\n\r\nA witness said the blast,\u200b which occurred at about 11a.m.\u200b,\u200b left many dismembered human parts littering the scene. \r\n\r\nA resident of Damaturu, Abdulmalik Audu, told PREMIUM TIMES the incident occurred behind the main Damaturu motor park where there are commercial shops and stalls. \r\n\r\nDetails of the casualties and cause of the blast could\u200b be ascertained immediately. \r\n\r\nMore news later.