ANOTHER BOMB EXPLOSION

Standard

A week after the Boko Haram sect threatened to launch bomb attack on the Northern Nigerian city of Kaduna , a bomb exploded late yesterday at Foecados Road, Kaduna an area popularly known as “Obalende”.

According to an eye witness report, the bomb which exploded at about 11 pm Sunday night was planted in a waste drum close to a residential house on Forcados Road .

Mohammed Aliyu who is actually a local narrated that the bomb  might have been targeted at the nearby hotel where commercial sex workers and night crawlers lodge.

Efforts to reach the Police as at 3pm was futile as the Police Public Relations Officer,Aminu Lawan was not on seat and his phone was switched off.

But the police anti bomb squad was at the scene of the bomb blast but refused to talk.

Kaduna has been a target of several bombings within the last three months. The first one exploded at Mahuta Village near National Eye Centre followed by explosions at Rafin Guza ,Kabala West,Zaria and Magajin Gari.

However, the police anti bomb squad was able to successfully detonate others planted at Narayi-Highcost , Goni-Gora ,Kakuri Bridge and at Mahuta close NNPC

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