Bomb Blast Rocks Mosque In Potiskum, Injures 3

A bomb blast from suspected Boko Haram suicide attacker targeted a group of Shiite Muslims and injured three people in Potiskum, Yobe State, witnesses told Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).

The bomber detonated his explosives a few metres (yards) from an open-air mosque in the Dogo Tebo area of Potiskum shortly after noon prayers.

An eye witnesses told the agency that three worshippers were hit by shrapnel and sustained mild injuries while the bomber who is thought to be about 30 years old had his thighs and legs blown off.

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