Explosion Rocks Bauchi Metropolis



Two persons were seriously injured by explosion Saturday night on Ilela Street in Bauchi metropolis.

Report says it was a car bomb. The bomb apparently timed in a parked car exploded at about 8:30 PM local time in the Ilela area of the city close to the Bauchi local government area secretariat and Garu Bank.

Bauchi State Police Commissioner, Mohammed Ladan confirmed it.

Ladan, in an interview with journalists, described the blast as not severe, saying that two persons were ‘slightly injured’.

“There was an explosion at along Ilela Street, resulting to slight injury to two persons,” he said.

“There was minimal damage to physical structures and those injured had been taken to hospital.”

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