One dead, many injured as Explosion rocks Kaduna village

An explosive device went off at Galadimawa town of Fatika District in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Friday evening leaving one person dead and 10 others injured.

NEWSCASTARS.COM gathered from Daily Trust report that it went off few meters from a police outpost in the community.

An eyewitness told the publication;

“We don’t know what the device was but I was very lucky to escape death because three people were critically injured and have been taken to a hospital in Zaria while the remaining nine who sustained minor injuries were treated at Kwata hospital in Galadimawa.”

Another eyewitness revealed that his bosom friend Kabiru Lado, who was one of the three victims referred to Zaria had died in the hospital saying the explosives went off at a junction where people gather to buy sugarcane in Galadimawa.

Kaduna State Police Command confirmed the explosion and also revealed that 10 people were injured.

The state police spokesperson, Mohammed Jalige said;

“We are still gathering the facts to know the actual cause of the explosion and as soon as we get the details, we will let you know.”


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