#AceWorldNews – NIGERIA – November 03 – At least 23 people have been killed in north east Nigeria, after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device, during a procession of Shiite Muslims.
‘ Suicide blast kills 23 during Nigerian Shi’ite ceremony: witnesses ‘
The militant set off the bomb in the market town of Potiskum in Yobe state, which is in the heartland of an insurgency by Boko Haram rebels, which was reported by Reuters.
“I heard a very heavy explosion as if it happened in my room. It took place just 200 meters from my house,” said a witness.
Another person carrying an explosive that did not go off was also arrested, he added.