Wednesday, 2 July 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Explosion Hits Kaduna

The bomb explosion is said to have occurred around the Asikolaye/Bakin Ruwa along Nnamdi Azikwe expressway.
The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police Umar Shehu  who confirmed the explosion told Reuters that the blast which occurred around 8.30 p.m injured two people who are receiving treatment at the hospital but caused no deaths, he said.
According to sahara reporters, the explosion reportedly shattered many of the glass windows of some of the business premises around the area where the explosion occurred and caused serious traffic grid in the area but security agents have reportedly cordoned the area.

A resident in the area told Premium Times have denied it was the hot, big tea kettle used by a tea and bread seller (mai tea) that exploded while on fire.
This is coming a week after gunmen carried out mass killings in Kaduna on June 24.
However official details of the cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.
It would be recalled on June 25, it was reported that 123 were feared dead in the last few days in Kaduna Massacre by Fulani herdsmen who have been suspected to terrorists.

Meanwhile following the deadly attacks in the state, the Southern Kaduna Group have insisted on state of emergency in the state.
Meanwhile Kano state Governor, Governor Yero has call on his fellow citizens to exercise patience and calmness.
“In a statement by his Director General, Media and Publicity, Malam Ahmed Maiyaki, Governor Yero urged citizens of the State to be more vigilant on happenings around and should not hesitate to report suspicious characters or activities to nearest security agencies.
“He urged citizens of the State to go about their lawful businesses without fear as security agencies are on high alert to avert plots by agents of darkness aiming attack innocent people.
More details on the bomb explosion later.

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