Deadly explosion hits Yola; many feared killed


An explosion has occurred at a motor park in Jimeta, Yola, the capital of Adamawa State.

The explosion was suspected to be from an Improvised Explosive Device.

A witness, Mohammed Danasabe, said the explosion was so loud it could be heard all over the city. He said many people were killed, but could not give a figure.

“I am currently at the scene and we are helping to evacuate injured to the Hospital, there are many dead bodies all over the place,” he said.

Trade Club

The park is also said to be close to a vegetable market in the area.

The market was said to be in the process of shutting down when the explosive was detonated.

Many persons are feared dead as bodies are said to litter the scene.


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