Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Dozens killed in Yola market bombing



At least 32 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in a blast at a market in Yola, Adamawa State.

The explosion occurred at a fruit and vegetable market beside a main road in the Jimeta area of Yola on Tuesday night.

The area, also housing a live stock market, was crowded with shoppers.

"The ground near my shop was covered with dead bodies. I helped to load 32 dead bodies into five vehicles," witness Alhaji Ahmed, who owns a shop in the market, told the Reuters news agency.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Boko Haram is most likely to blame.

May their souls rest in peace!

No comments:

Post a Comment

Boy with leukaemia loses fight after treatment

The plight of Zailian Kaipeng hit international headlines two months ago and touched hearts across the globe with more than £10,000 poure...