A female suicide bomber killed many people and herself in a crowded market  in Wagir, Gujba local government area of Yobe state on Tuesday.

Malam Usaini Jibril, a driver who conveyed the injured to Sani Abatcha Hospital, Damaturu told Daily Trust that he counted 10 dead people on the spot and over 30 injured.

"The girl that detonated the bomb was a very small girl of about 12 years. We counted 10 dead and over 30 injured," he said.

He said the bomber struck at about 11am at the Kasuwar Buhunna when the  market was at its peak.

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