The incident happened this evening at Azare in Bauchi state. A female suicide bomber detonated her bomb in the middle of the market at closing time, killing 12 and injuring more 60 others.
An eye witness who spoke with AFP confirmed the report.
A suicide bomber came into the market as it was closing and blew herself up in the middle of all the merchants and their customers. I saw at least eight dead and lots of others wounded
Photo of the chopped off head of the suicide bomber below;