Breaking: Explosion Rocks IDP Camp In Adamawa, Many Feared Dead

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An explosion has hit the Adamawa Internally Displaced Persons’ (IDP) Camp, according to a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report.

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) have confirmed the incident, adding that the suspected bomb blast occurred at a warehouse of one of the Internal Displaced Persons’ camps in Yola.

The Defence Headquarters has also confirmed the explosion via twitter.

Source: twitter.

 

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There are conflicting numbers of casualties.  The Adamawa state police spokesman, Othman Abubakar told AFP that 2 persons were killed and 7 others injured, while a Red Cross official, Aliyu Maikano put the death toll at 3 with 9 others injured.

In another claim, Director of Response, Relief and Rehabilitation, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Suleiman Mohammed said 5 were killed and 20 injured.

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