Worshippers at a mosque in fulatari area of Buni-Yadi, Gujba local government area of Yobe state have been attacked by a
The incident which occurred around 5:30am, Friday, March 2, 2018, left two people injured and the suicide bomber dead, DailyTrust reports.
This is the first time that town has witnessed an attack since April 16, 2016, after the area was liberated by military from Boko Haram in 2015.
Suicide bomber killed
An eye witness said the teenage female suicide bomber attempted to enter the mosque when a worshipper tried to stop her.
"She detonated the explosive, when the Malam Yakubu decided to block her. She died instantly, while Malam Yakubu and Babayo Makaniki sustained injuries," he said.
He said that military rushed the victims to Damaturu hospital for treatment.
Commissioner of Police, Abdulmalik Sunmonu, who confirmed the attack said his men has reported the incident to him.
"One person who tried to block the suicide bomber is injured but receiving treatment ," he said.
Resident in the town, Malam Baana Isah, said that panic by the attack, schools and market has been closed down until they get assuarance from security operatives.