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Bomb blast wounds nine in Bauchi

| June 26, 2012 More

An explosion near a cluster of bars in Bauchi, has injured nine people, police said Monday.

The home-made explosive device planted in an unfinished building next to a group of pubs went off at around 10:00 pm on Sunday in the city’s Tudunwadan Dan-Iya neighbourhood, Bauchi state police commissioner Mohammed Ladan said.
“It was an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) planted in the relaxation spot that caused the explosion which injured nine people but there were no deaths,” Ladan said.
“We still don’t know who was behind the attack but we have commenced investigation into the incident.”
Among those injured were seven men, a woman and a three-month old girl, he specified.

 

Category: Bauchi State News

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