At least four people have died in Potiskum, Yobe Stateafter a suicide bomber attacked a bus station in the area.
The attack occurred at about 10:30 am on Sunday, January 18 and is said to have left about 48 people injured.
“(The bomber) slowed his car twice… some distance from the bus station and he suddenly increased speed and rammed into buses lined up waiting for passengers,” local trader Umar Sani said.
A police officer reportedly confirmed the attack saying that four bodies and 48 injured people had been taken from the scene.
The casualty toll was also confirmed by a nurse at the Potiskum General Hospital who described the suicide bomber as a young man.
A market in Potiskum was also bombed last week by two young women, one of whom was reportedly only about 15 years of age.