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Suicide bomber kills 20 in Yobe

03 November 2014, 14:46

Yobe - 20 people were reportedly killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest in Potiskum, Yobe state, Premium Times reports.

The suicide bomber who also died in the attack, was said to have targeted members of the the Shiite group, Islamic Brotherhood of Nigeria who were gathering to go on a procession to mark the Ashura day (Ashura day is the tenth day of the month of Muharram, the new month of the Islamic calendar).

Also read: Explosion hits bus station in Gombe

Several people were also injured in the attack coming barely three days after a similar explosion killed over 10 people and ripped apart a bus station in Gombe State.

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