Here Is What Caused The Explosion In Katsina
The Nigerian police have said findings from its preliminary investigation reveals that the Katsina Saturday explosion was caused by military grenade.
The explosion happened when
five children who died in the incident picked a military grenade and were were playing with it, police claim.
A bomb explosion had occurred at the Yammama village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the Katsina state on Saturday, killing about five children and wounding others.
Mr. Gambo Isah, the Katsina state police command spokesperson in a statement disclosed the cause of the explosion.
Isah disclosed that the investigation was carried out by detectives from the police Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) and the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
The police confirmed the death of five persons in the incident while
six others were severely injured.
Isah said the deceased are mainly children of one man, Alhaji Adamu of Yammawa village, Malumfashi LGA of Katsina state.
Content created and supplied by: SportNews4u (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More