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Tragedy Befalls Family As Bomb Explosion Claim 5 Siblings - (18/07/2020)

Tragedy Befalls Family As Bomb Explosion Claimed 5 Siblings - (18/07/2020)

Black Saturday in Malumfashi town as five (5) family members lose their lives while 6 sustain various degrees of Injury In Katsina Bomb Blast.

The incident which recorded 11 casualties belonging to one Alhaji Adamu reportedly took place in the early hour of today 18th July, at Malimfashi area of Katsina state.

However, subsequently, after the tragic incident, the Katsina Police Command has commenced an investigation into the suspected bomb explosion at Yammama village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state. 

A statement made available by The Katsina State Police spokesperson, in the person of Gambo Isah, confirmed the bomb blast, adding that they recorded 5 death and 6 injured. 

Meanwhile, the 11 victims are siblings of the same parent.

The Police spokesperson, in his statement narrated: “At about 11:30hrs, DPO Malumfashi reported that a loud sound was heard inside the farm of one Alhaji Hussaini Mai Kwai. 

“On receipt of the information, the DPO led Operation Puff Adder to the scene where there was a suspected case of a bomb explosion which killed five young children of one person, by name Alhaji Adamu of Yammawa village, Malumfashi LGA of Katsina state.” 

It was discovered that the Eleven (11) children belonging to Alhaji Adamu, were at the farm to cut grasses for animals’ feed. Unfortunately, tragedy befalls them, claiming Five of them promptly.

“The scene has been preserved while detectives from EOD and CID are presently conducting their investigations.”

Isah also noted that Six other siblings who sustain several degrees of injury were rushed to Malumfashi General Hospital for timely attention.

“The injured children have been evacuated to Malumfashi General Hospital for treatment". 

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Alhaji Adamu Gambo Isah Katsina Katsina Police Command Malimfashi

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