The Police in Yobe on Thursday confirmed an attack by gunmen on Potiskum Cattle Market on Wednesday night in which some persons died.
Mr Toyin Gbadegeshin, the Police Public Relations Officer in Yobe, said ,that "at about 18.00 hours, gunmen using assorted rifles and explosive devices attacked the cattle market in Potiskum.
"Over 20 explosive devices and assorted guns were used in the attack on the market.
"As at now, we cannot ascertain the number of casualties but there were deaths and some of those wounded are receiving treatment," he said.
Gbadegeshin said the police recovered one AK-47 rifle from the scene of the attack. (NAN)