Girl Suicide Bomber Kills 5 in Northeastern Nigeria Market

February 23, 2015 8:31 AM

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A witness and hospital records say a girl suicide bomber blew herself up, killing four others and seriously wounding 46 at a busy market in Potiskum in northeastern Nigeria.

Survivor Anazumi Saleh said the bomber appeared no more than 10 years old. He said she got out of a tricycle taxi in front of the market selling cell phones and accessories and detonated her explosives on Potiskum's main market day Sunday.

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