Abuja - Four policemen have been confirmed
dead after the bomb explosion which occurred at a police station in Yola, Adamawa State on Thursday.
Commissioner of Police, Gazali Mohammed, confirmed the
toll after visiting the scene of the incident.
He said the exploded bombs were from Boko Haram
terrorists, brought to the station by officers as evidence.
These had been kept at the Police bomb amoury of
The Commissioner also confirmed that several persons were
injured in the incident and had to be rushed to the hospital for treatment
CAJ News established that a Deputy Commander of the Anti
Bomb squad is among others who died in the explosion.
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A police officer who speak on under condition of
anonymous confirmed there were several large bombs at the Anti-Bomb Squad unit.
These were combed from the town and kept at the station
but were detonated by the heat.
He said the devastating blast was so powerful all the
glass windows and doors in the entire neighborhood were destroyed.
Many buildings in the vicinity were also shaken to their
The source added the blast also caused panic around the
entire area especially at the Central Primary School, directly opposite the
Pupils were attending classes at the time of the
- CAJ News