Sunday, 25 May 2014

Football Viewing Centre In Jos (Plateau State) Narrowly Missed in Fresh Bombing

Barely five days after an explosion rocked the ever busy Jos Main Market and its environs, there has been another explosion.

The nature of the explosion is yet to be ascertained., however, the explosion reportedly hit Bauchi road area of the state.

According to NTA, the explosion occurred near a football viewing center and has been confirmed by a Police spokesperson, Felicia Anselm.

The explosion was reportedly set off by a suicide bomber. Premium Times reported that a resident said the suicide bomber died 20 metres from a viewing centre where football fans gathered to watch the ongoing final of the UEFA Champions League between Real Madrid and Athletico Madrid. That could not be independently verified at this time.

Other than the suicide bomber, no other casualty has been reported.

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Source:
Nigerian Bulletin