The Police in Yobe on Sunday confirmed the killing of six persons in a suicide bomb attack on a church in Potiskum.
Toyin Gbadegesin, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the state command, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu that the death included the suicide bomber.
The spokesman said: “A male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at Redeem Church at Jigawa area of Potiskum, killing five on the spot. A female member of the church who sustained injuries also died while receiving treatment in the hospital.’’
He said the injured are receiving treatment at various health facilities in the area.
NAN recalls that Potiskum last suffered a twin suicide attack on June 15, in which 10 people were killed and several others injured.