Bomb Explosion Hits Damaturu, Yobe State On Sallah Day


As the Sallah celebrations kick off, reports have it that there has been an explosion in Damaturu, the Yobe state capital, as Muslim faithful were preparing to pray.

According to sources, the incident occurred in an area called Gwange in the early hours of Friday.

An resident told premium times that he had not gone to the site yet  but he sure heard the loud sound;

 “I have not gone to the site yet myself, but I surely heard the loud blast. Those coming from the area said it was a bomb inside a Keke NAPEP that exploded, ” he said.

” I can see security agents and medical aid workers heading to Gwange now, ” he said.

We shall bring you more reports as the story unfolds.


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