A suicide bomber killed eight people and seriously injured 14 others on Tuesday when he detonated explosives strapped to his body at a livestock market in Garkida village in northeast Nigeria’s Adamawa state, witnesses and a lawmaker said.

The bomber blew himself up in the crowded livestock market around 1:15 p.m. while traders were conducting business in the weekly market.

“From the information I received from Garkida, the suicide attack killed nine people including the bomber while 14 others sustained serious injuries and are receiving treatment in hospital,” said Jerry Kundusi‎, a member of the Adamawa state parliament for the region.

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