Explosion Hits Jalingo

Jalingo UPDATE 1: The blast reportedly occurred at about 8.pm, killing three people.

Several others sustained injuries and are being treated at the federal medical centre, Jalingo.

The state Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Amos Olaoye, confirmed the incident but refused to give details.

Earlier report…

Report reaching us says there was explosion in Gindin Doruwa area of Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, North-Eastern Nigeria.

The blast reportedly occurred along Abubakar Barde road, an area known for trade in locally brewed beer, Burukutu.

Eyewitnesses said the blast shook the whole area.

Two people were reported dead in the blast while several others sustained injuries.

Details later…

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