Suicide bomber detonates bomb while fans watched world cup in Damaturu

Several people have been reported dead from a bomb explosion which occurred about 8pm at a sports viewing center in Damaturu, Yobe State.

According to witnesses reports, a suicide bomber detonated a tricycle taxi popularly called Maruwa or keke Napep which was stocked with with explosives at an outdoor sports viewing center where fans were watching the World Cup match  between Brazil and Mexico.

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So far, no clear number of causalities is known. However,  a medical staff of Sani Abacha Specialists Hospital where victims were taken for treatment  in Damaturu, disclosed to Channels TV that he had already counted 7 corpses with 15 other people victims in critical condition.