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34 Killed 74 Injured in Yola Bomb Blast

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34 Killed 74 Injured in Yola Bomb Blast


By Tom Garba in Yola

The Bomb that was detonated Thursday around 7:45 pm at Tipper Garage along Jimeta bye pass in Yola was said to be by a suicide bomber who was seen calling people and sharing 500 Naira before he detonated the explosives when many people converged in his presence.

The Commissioner of Information, Comrade Ahmad Sajoh, who updated the casualties figures of the blast on his Facebook page, revealed that 32 people were recorded dead, 74 other were badly injured currently receiving treatment in Federal Medical Center, Yola, Specialists Hospital and Peace Hospital, Yola.

He is appealing to well meaning individuals to rush to the designated Hospitals and donates blood to the victims of the blast.

Barely three weeks ago a suicide bomber exploded a bomb in a mosque while hundreds of Muslims worshipers gathered to observed the Juma’at raka’at prayers in Jambutu which is just few miles away from the recent explosion.

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