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Magadali residents die in Boko Haram bomb attack

Yola – Some people are feared dead in a bomb attack on Magadali Local Governmet Area of Adamawa on Monday.

Maiduguri : People gather to look at a burnt vehicle following a bomb explosion that rocked the busiest roundabout near the crowded Monday Market in Maiduguri, Borno State, on July 1, 2014. A truck exploded in a huge fireball killing at least 15 people on July 1 in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, the latest attack in a city repeatedly hit by Boko Haram Islamists. AFP PHOTO

A source said that the bomb was planted on a road side in the town.

It added that about three persons lost their lives in the attack.

Mr Othman Abubakar, the Adamawa Police Command spokesman confirmed the development but said only one person was killed.

He said that the command was still gathering information for full details.

Also when contacted, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Mr Haruna Furo, confirmed the incidence.

“I received a call from Madagali LGA Council chairman about the incidence but due to poor network the conversation cut off.

“I tried several times to reach him but it failed,” Furo said.

He said that the agency has yet to get clear details of the attack. (NAN)


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