Fresh Bomb Explosion Kills 10 In PotiskumFeatured, Latest News, News Monday, June 15th, 2015
Another two bomb explosions have erupted in Potiskum, Yobe State, North Eastern Nigeria, killing not less than 10 people, while many were also injured.
Among the victims according to eye witness accounts were security officers and members of vigilante groups.
The explosions took place at a drinking joint in the ancient town.
Meanwhile, Defence Headquarters has just announced scores of heavily armed terrorists using women and children as shield died Sunday, as they were resisted when launched attack on Babangida area of Yobe State.
Babangida is the Headquarters of Tarmuwa Local Government Headquarters of the North Eastern State and a distance of 50 kilometers from Damaturu, the State’s capital, which has been the target of the terrorists in the over five years of insurgency in Nigeria.
The Military in a post Monday, informed that over 10 rifles and weapon accessories as well as hundreds of rounds of ammunition and some Hand Grenades were also recovered from the terrorists as some of them fled with gunshot wounds. Also, three Hilux van were also recovered from them.
The Defence post confirmed that one soldier and a vigilante member died, while another five were wounded during the bloody encounter.
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