30 killed as bomb blast rocks Adamawa

30 killed as bomb blast rocks Adamawa

- A teenage male suicide bomber reportedly detonated a suicide vest at a mosque in Mubi town, Adamawa state, this morning

- The unfortunate incident took place at 5:20am after morning prayers; and reportedly claimed over 30 lives

- The incident was confirmed by the spokesman of the Adamawa state Police Command who also disclosed that other wounded people are receiving treatment at various hospitals in the area

A bomb blast occurred at a Mosque in Mubi town, Adamawa state, early this morning, Tuesday, November 21, Punch reports.

The incident reportedly took place in Kunu Araha, a suburb of Mubi North, at 5:20am.

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NAIJ.com gathers that over 30 casualties were recorded from the blast which was reportedly triggered by a teenage male suicide bomber.

30 killed as bomb blast rocks Adamawa

The scene of the attack (Photo credit: AFP)

The development was confirmed by Othman Abubakar, the spokesman of the Adamawa state Police Command.

He stated: “We were made to understand that there was a bomb blast at a mosque in Mubi and over 30 lives were lost.

“A boy of about 17-year-old wearing a suicide vest entered the mosque along with other worshippers. Immediately after the prayers, he detonated the bomb.

“Many of the wounded are receiving treatment at various hospitals in Mubi North where the attacks occurred around Kunu Araha area.”

Initial reports by an official with the International Rescue Committee, Emma Adasolid, put the death toll at 40.

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In a related development, NAIJ.com previously reported that two children were confirmed dead and three others injured following a bomb explosion in Fadaman Rake area of Hong local government in ‎Adamawa state.

Residents reported that the incident occurred at about 7pm local time and forced many people to flee their homes.

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Source: Naija.ng

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