Yobe Market Attack: Multiple Bomb Explosions Hit Potiskum On Sunday, Scores Killed

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Jan 11, 2015 – Multiple Bomb Explosions Hit Potiskum Yobe Market On Sunday, Several Killed

2 powerful explosion has killed several people shopping at the popular Kasuwar Jagwal market in Potiskum, Yobe state.

According to police investigation, the explosion happened at about 3:22pm today when business was at its peak, an indication that there will be many ccausalities

The explosions were so powerful that buildings in the area collapsed.

Read eyewitnesses account of the attack below:

“The first explosion happened inside the market and the second went off just outside the entrance as people rushed out to flee,” said witness Ibrahim Dambam.

“No-one can say how many people were affected by the blasts because everybody fled the area following the explosions,” – another witness, Badaru Isa said

Today is Potiskum’s market day,a monthly shopping event that attracts traders and shoppers from all over Yobe State and beyond.

May the souls of the victims rest in peace.