Monday , 14 October 2019

Explosion rocks football viewing center in Yobe,many feared dead

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According to BBC,a bomb explosion has rocked Yobe State..It occurred at a football viewing center shortly after the kick-

off of the World cup match between Brazil vs. Mexico match .
Sanusi Ruf’ai, police commissioner for Yobe state, told AFP

“There was an explosion outside a soccer viewing centre here in Damaturu at around 20:15,Our men have deployed to the scene but it’s too early for us to give details.”

Earlier, some states like Plateau and Adamawa ordered all venues planning to show live coverage of the World Cup  to close because of possible bomb attacks.

14 people are said to have died ..The Police PRO in the state, Mr Nansak Chegwam, said 26 people, sustained injury and the explosive device was kept in a car parked near the viewing centre which later exploded.

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