Suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria kills 7: Police

A suicide bomb attack targeting a political meeting killed seven people in northeast Nigeria`s Potiskum city on Sunday, just two weeks from national elections, witnesses and a police officer said.

Kano: A suicide bomb attack targeting a political meeting killed seven people in northeast Nigeria`s Potiskum city on Sunday, just two weeks from national elections, witnesses and a police officer said.

"We have evacuated eight bodies including the suicide bomber`s to hospital," said a police officer at the scene, who requested anonymity as he was not authorised to speak to the media.

Witness Nura Umar, who gave the same death toll, said the bomber emerged from a bus that pulled up in front of the home of a prominent local politician from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.

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