The death toll in this morning’s bomb blast in Damaturu, Yobe state, has risen to 15.
Another 47 people were injured in the attack, which took place this morning around 9:30am.
The attack was said to have been carried out by a female suicide bomber.
An eye witness, Mallam Samaila Audu, said: “A girl of around 20 blew herself up at the entrance of Sunday Market in Damaturu near sugar cane and chicken sellers”.
State police spokesperson Toyin Gbadegesin affirmed the incident, adding that the injured were already being treated.