Sixteen people have been confirmed dead and 10 others injured in multiple bomb explosions on Wednesday morning in Damaturu, Yobe State capital.
Channels TV reports that 16 persons have been confirmed dead in the latest attack, which was believed to have been orchestrated by the Boko Haram insurgents.
Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Musa Idi, confirmed the story to newsmen in Damaturu on Wednesday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the explosions took place around Ministry of Housing quarters and Buhari Housing Estate in Damaturu.
According to a source, an unspecified number of people injured by the blast had been taken to the Sanni Abacha Teaching Hospital for treatment.