Premium Times Reports Double Suicide Attacks In Damaturu

Premium Times, Nigeria’s premier online news paper  and other local media media report that there were two near simultaneous suicide bomb attacks in Damaturu the Yobe State capital, earlier today, killing  8 people in addition to seriously wounding 20 others.  According to eyewitness accounts, the first explosion occured at the Pompomari axis of the city when a young man in his 20’s suddenly detonated on the street killing himself only. The second attack occured shortly after that at the city’s main bus station, the [popular Damaturu Motor Park. A young female said to be in her teens attempted to enter into the park, but in her attempt to evade the security men at the gate, she was stopped and while being interrogated, she suddenly detonated her strap-on bomb vest, killing herself and four other people. Two victims of the attack later died at the general hospital while undergoing treatment.


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