BREAKING NEWS: Multiple Bomb Blasts Rock Damaturu, Yobe On Sallah Day

BREAKING NEWS: Multiple Bomb Blasts Rock Damaturu, Yobe On Sallah Day

By Salisu Sulaimon | Sub-Editor on July 17, 2015
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Multiple bombs rocked Damaturu, the Yobe State capital at Phase I near Eid Praying ground, Sallah Day, Friday, July 17, 2015.

The explosions are coming on a day when the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai declared that he will spend his Sallah celebration in Damaturu.

Eye-witnesses observed that praying grounds in the town are now deserted.

Security operatives and men of the anti-bomb squad have condoned off the praying grounds in the city.

The number of casualties yet to be ascertained.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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