Police Confirm 14 Dead in Yobe Viewing Centre Bombing

The Yobe State Police Command, on Wednesday disclosed that 14 people died in the bomb explosion that rocked a football viewing centre on
Tuesday night in Tsamiyan Lilo, Damaturu.
The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Nansak Chegwam, also stated that 26 people, who sustained varying degrees of injurlies were taken to different hospitals for treatment.
Chegwam revealed that the explosive device was kept in a car parked near the viewing centre.
He said the Commissioner of Police in the state, Markus Danladi, has advised the public to be conscious of abandoned objects and cars.
He also said the police had ordered the closure of all public
viewing centres in the state for security reasons.
Meanwhile, Tsamiyan Lilo area, where the explosion occurred has been sealed while the police continues with
investigations.
Though no group has claimed responsibility, the act is believed to have been carried out by the Boko Haram sect.

Author: NewsAdmin

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