Just In: Again 9 injured as explosion rocks Taraba

Just In: Again 9 injured as explosion rocks Taraba

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Anxiety gripped residents of Jalingo, Taraba state capital, Friday night when an explosion reverberated across the state capital.

Vanguard learnt that the explosion was witnessed in Nukkai axis, bordering Ardo-Kola local government area of the state where same explosion was witnessed three days back.

This happened when the entire town was in a blackout due to power outage.

While details about this explosion is still sketchy, it was however learnt that no lives were lost.

According to unconfirmed report from a source close to the area said several people were injured.

It was also gathered that the blast was close to the Ward Head’s house where there is a local bar and its aftermath left cracks on the walls of buildings within the site.

When Contacted, Taraba_ State Police Command, Police Public Relation Officer ( PPRO), DSP Abdullahi Usman confirmed the incident. said 9 people were injured and couldn’t confirm any casualty.