A bomb blast has ripped through a crowded commercial area in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, leaving dozens feared dead, according to PREMIUM TIMES.
The report said dozens of persons were either killed or injured as a result of the blast.
Citing accounts by residents, the blast was said to have occurred at about 11a.m.
A resident of Damaturu, Abdulmalik Audu, told the online news medium that the incident, which occurred behind the main Damaturu motor park where there are commercial shops and stalls, left many dismembered human parts littering the scene.
Details of the casualties and cause of the blast had not yet been ascertained as of the time of publishing this report.
More news later.