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BREAKING NEWS: Explosio At Yobe PDP Politician’s Residence Kills 6


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An unidentified suicide bomber allegedly entered a
residence of a PDP politician and detonated an explosive
devise. No fewer than six lives have been taken by an
explosion in Potiskum, Yobe State, North East Nigeria, the
Channels Television reports.
According to witnesses, the explosions occurred around
1:20 Sunday afternoon in front of Sabo Garbu’s residence,
located opposite the Federal Government College, Potisku
Sabo Garbu is the People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
candidate for the Potiskum/Nangere federal constituency i
Yobe state for the 2015 general elections.
The Premium Times reports, a resident of Potiskum, Adam
Mohammed, said Mr. Garbu, a former member of the Hou
of Representatives, was holding a meeting with his
associates when the bomb blast occurred.
“The house was full with PDP members holding meeting there.
It just happened and it’s not far away from our house,” he sai
According to Mr. Mohammed, those who survived the blas
ran away from the area in fear of the second blast.
Reportedly, residents saw the explosion shortly after the
bomber entered the building.
It was learned that six people were killed on the spot
and several others sustained injuries.
Authorities haven’t confirmed the incident yet, however,
the hospital source who pleaded anonymity said six corps
were brought to the hospital and they were still receiving
victims from the scene of the blast.
Potiskum has of recent become prone to suicide bomb
attacks as several lives have been lost by bombers believe
to be members of the radical sect, Boko Haram.

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