Following reports of an attack on the College of Arts&Business Studies Potiskum, Yobe state, the police have released a statement, explaining circumstances surrounding the attack.
The statement, released on the Force’s twitter handle reads:
“UPDATE ON #POTISKUM FOILED BOMB ATTACK. At 8:15am 3 suspected suicide bombers entered College of Arts&Business Studies Potiskum. “Due to Security arraignment on ground, 1 of the attackers blew self up, he died on the spot injuring 6 other persons
“All 6 injured have been rushed to hospital & are receiving treatment. 2 other suicide bombers took to their heels.
“Other two suicide bomber suspects on the run have now been arrested at different locations after coordinated pursuit
“One AK 47 rifle, ammunition recovered from suspects. THE ONLY DEAD AT MOMENT FROM #POTISKUM INCIDENT IS ONE SUICIDE BOMBER.
“Commissioner of Police #Yobe State is on ground in #Potiskum coordinating security activities/response”