Report gathered a new Boko Haram onslaught in Damaturu, a lone suicide bomber, suspected to be ten years old, killed five people and injured several others at the popular Bayan Tasha market motor park at exactly 11am Saturday.
According to chairman of Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, who witnessed the gory incident,” we have security men at all the gates and everybody entering the motor park we subjected to thorough search before they enter the park. It was in the process of searching today, that a little girl of about 10 years old refused to be searched and before you could blink an eye, the bomb which the girl concealed under her Hijab exploded killing her, the security staff and 3 other persons while several others were injured”. he said
Also three bomb cylinders that were not detonated at the scene were discovered by the anti- bomb squad of the Nigerian police as the place was condoned off .
As at the time of filling this report, medical and security personnel were busy evacuating victims to the hospital.