Bomb Blasts Kill Scores In Mubi Mosque, Market Attacks

Scores of people are feared dead following bomb blasts in Mubi town, Adamawa, majority of who are worshippers in a mosque and traders in a local market n the ancient town. Confirming the incident, the chairman of Mubi North Local Government, Alhaji Musa Bello, said the blasts occurred around 1 30 pm.

“All I can tell you for now is that I am on my way to the scene to help in evacuation of casualties. Nobody can tell you the number of dead and injured for now,” he said.

The Executive Secretary of Adamawa State Emergency Agency, Mr Haruna Furo also confirmed the blast but said there were no details for now.

A resident of Mubi, who simply identified as Buba, said the two explosions occurred in a mosque and a second hand clothes market.

“The blasts occurred at the Gwonjo market and a mosque about 20 meters away,” Buba said.

A blast at a mosque in the town in November 2017 killed about 50 people.