Kano - Two people were killed in a suicide blast at a restaurant in the northeast Nigerian city of Potiskum on Tuesday, a police officer, rescuer and a hospital nurse told AFP.
A bomber blew himself up inside Al-Amir restaurant, a popular chain in northern Nigeria, at about 4:40 pm (1540 GMT), killing the manager and a steward. Thirteen staff and customers were seriously injured.
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"We evacuated three dead bodies which included the bomber and two victims to the hospital," said a police officer involved in the rescue operation. Another rescue worker and a nurse at the Potiskum General Hospital confirmed the toll.