Reports have it that multiple bomb blasts have hit praying grounds in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital Friday morning.
The blast occurred just before the Eid-el Fitr prayers. Praying grounds in the town are now deserted.
The explosions are coming on a day when the new Chief of Army Staff, Major General Tukur Buratai declared that he will spend his Sallah celebrations in Damaturu.
Casuality figures are yet to be ascertained