JUST IN: Suicide Bomber Kills 5, Leaves Dozens Injured In Damaturu

Officials report that not less than five people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack in Damaturu, Yobe state capital.

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Abdullahi Bego, the director media and publicity, Yobe state, who confirmied the casualty figure, said those dead have been evacuated to mortuary.

Bego said others who where injured in the attack are currently being attended to by health and emergency workers.

The attack which happened in the early hours of August 25 is said to have injured about 20 people.

Security personnel have also succeeded in condoning the area.

More details shortly.