Thursday, 23 July 2015

Many feared dead as multiple explosions hit Gombe

Multiple bomb explosions have been reported in two motor parks in Gombe state yesterday.
The two bomb explosions went off at the Dadin kowa motor park while the another one went off at Tashan Dukku motor park. Many people are feared dead.

A rescue worker at Dadin Kowa revealed to AFP that: “So far we have recovered 12 dead bodies.”
An eyewitness at Dukku park, said: “I counted up to 30 dead bodies at the scene.”

 Fwaje Atajiri, the police public relations officer in the state also confirmed the attack, saying the police has cordoned off the area to prevent hoodlums from taking advantage of the situation.

“It is true that there were bomb attacks in the motor park but the casualty figure is not yet known,” he said. “The injured have been taken to the hospital and the area has been cordoned off to prevent hoodlums from taking advantage of the situation to loot people’s property. Details would be made known to you later.”

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