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Again Fresh Bomb rocks Jalingo Taraba state Capital


Again Fresh bomb rocks Jalingo Taraba Capital.

By our correspondent A fresh bomb, suspected to be Improvised Explosive Ordinance Devices (IEODs) has again exploded in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba state. 

The incident which occured on 22/04/2022 Friday evening, took place at a drinking joint in Nukkai, which is located along Jalingo/Wukari road. 

The suspect, as gathered by our correspondent, was said to have arrived the venue with a polythene bag which he allegedly dropped and walked out of the scene. 

Confirming the report, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Usman Abdullahi, said the victims have been evacuated to the police clinic. 

Though he could not ascertain the number of casualties at the time of filing this report, but he said no fewer than eleven persons sustained bruises as a result of the explosion. 

The victims whom according to him sustained minor injuries, he said are "sound and responding to treatment." The explosion, as noticed by Frontline News, was coming barely three days after bomb blasts suspected to be Impoverised Explosives Ordinance Devices took place last Tuesday in Iware community of Ardo-Kola where scores were killed and several others injured. 

The bomb which exploded few minutes ago, was observed to have caused palpable tension in the Jalingo metropolis, as the people are now enveloped in fear. 

Apart from the injuries which the explosion has caused, the foundations of several House was as well noticed to have been tampered with as a result of the Sound that emanated from the explosion.

Residents of Jalingo who could not fathomed how terrorists gained access to the state, urged governments at all levels to as a matter of urgency repel them before they overran the state.

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