At least seven people were killed and 26 others injured on Saturday after a female suicide bomber detonated an Improvised Explosive Device at the entrance of the Damaturu Central Motor Park in Yobe.
This figure was given by Dr Garba Fika, Medical Director, Sani Abacha General Hospital, Damaturu while briefing Gov. Ibrahim Gaidam about the condition of the victims.
” We received a total of 33 victims of bomb blast that occurred an hour ago; all of them sustained various degree of injuries, out of which seven are dead, while seven are under a very critical condition.
” We might refer those under critical condition to the Federal Medical Centre, Nguru and Federal Medical Centre Azare in Bauchi State respectively.
” Already, the Yobe State government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with these health institutions, in case of emergency of this nature, ” Fika said.