Connect with us


BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Explosion Rocks Gombe Line Motor Park, Over 30 Feared Dead



We just got a report that bomb explosion rocked the Gombe Line Motor Park in Gombe, the Gombe state capital this morning.
Reports say the blast which occurred at about 9.30 am left many dead and several others with varying degrees of injuries.
According to A senior State Security Service (SSS)official who spoke to newsmen   “many people” have died. the blast went off at about 9:30am. Up till now, we don’t know the number of dead people. But it is a very busy park, so many…
It was also gathered that the blast occurred barely 15 minutes after a military patrol team left the area.According to residents and witnesses, the scene of the tragedy is popular and crowded Gombe Line Transport Services Limited.Various sources put the number of dead from 30 to 40 people.The locals feared that a second, repeated blast is possible.A resident of the area, who introduced himself as Abdulrahman Suae, said confirmed that people were being transported to the Gombe General Hospital. However, the condition of these persons could not be verified.The police and security services have reportedly cordoned the area off. Emergency officials are doing the best to continue evacuation of the victims to nearby hospitals.Gombe’s police chief Abdullahi Kudu confirmed the arrest of the three suspects behind the bloody attack. The official reaction of the Nigeria Police Force is awaited.Meanwhile, a senior State Security Service (SSS) official has confirmed the development to TheCable:“They (unknown suspects) left the bomb inside one of the vehicles at the park,” he said.At the same time, witnesses told a reporter of Vanguard that three suspects concealed explosive devices in bags and left them among the buses.It would be noted that Gombe State has been subject to terrorists attacks for several times in the last months.On June 5 a suspected suicide bomber attacked a Police Armored Personnel Carrier stationed outside a private residence of Governor Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo. The incident claimed a total of five lives.Three days later a female suicide bomber and a soldier died in the blast near Military Quarter Guard, Gombe State.On July 8 professional actions of the police helped to avert a devastating bomb explosion at one of the secondary schools in Gombe State.More photos below

READ ALSO  [PHOTOS]: 2014/2015 English Premier League (EPL) Fixture
Follow us on social media: