Explosion occurrs in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, leaving at least five persons injured.
Written by News Room on April 23, 2022
An explosion has occurred in Jalingo the Taraba State capital, leaving at least five persons injured.
The incident is said to have taken place at the entrance of the district head’s house where local gin (Brukutu) is being sold.
Although no life was lost in the explosion, some of the victims are reported to have lost consciousness.
An eyewitness who spoke to Channels Television said the explosion happened shortly after a suspected suicide bomber arrived at the spot, dropped a polythene bag and disappeared.
He added that some of the children around who saw the suspected suicide bomber could not speak, until after the explosion.
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