A bomb blast has occurred in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital, as Muslim faithful prepared to go to eid ground for prayers.
It was gathered that the blast occurred at an area called Gwange early on Friday.
“I have not gone to the site yet myself, but I surely heard the loud blast. Those coming from the area said it was a bomb inside a Keke NAPEP that exploded, ” he said.
He however, could not confirm casualty figure at the moment.
” I can see security agents and medical aid workers heading to Gwange now, ” he said.