Friday, December 9, 2022

One Person Dead, Seven Others Injured As Explosion Rocks Gashu’a Town In Yobe

An explosion rocks Gashu’a town, the headquarters of Bade Local Government Area of Yobe State were, on Sunday, April 24.

The incident was said to have occured at a beer parlour in Abasha area of the town when Muslim faithful were observing late evening prayer.

An anonymous source said:

“we were observing the late evening prayer at 8pm and all of a sudden, we heard a loud explosion and after the prayer, we were told that it was a suspected IED that exploded in the Abasha area”.

It was gathered that one person died, while seven others sustained varying degrees of injuries and were evacuated to Specialist Hospital Gashu’a for medical treatment.

Gashu’a is about 188 kilometers north of Damaturu, the Yobe State capital and is the ancestral home of the incumbent President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan.

Salemgists learnt that the Chairman of Bade, Hon. Sanda Kara Bade orders closure of all alcohol selling houses in Gashua, and set a committee to investigate about the incident.


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