Explosion Reported in Damaturu as Boko Haram Battles JTF

Reports today said suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect attacked  operatives of  the  Joint Task ,JTF in Damaturu, Yobe state capital.

Spokesman of Yobe Police Command ,Toyin Gbadegeshin reportedly  said “the laid a security patrol team explosive devices around Shagari cost housing area” as confirmed the attack.

Gbadegeshin said injured military personnel who were the targets of   attack   patrol had taken to a hospital for medical attention

“There were also gunshots reported around the ‘A’ division ”,the spokesman said as added that “We are still working to collect the details of the incident.”

, a  suicide bomber  who had apparently targeted the Emir of Fika in Potiskum killed himself as well as others as a blast ripped through the mosque.The Emir escaped narrowly.

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