Explosion Rocks Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria, Four Persons Confirmed Dead | #NwokeukwuMascot
No fewer than four persons have been confirmed dead in an explosion in Sokoto state, Northwest Nigeria.
Local sources said the explosion happened on Sunday afternoon at a welder's shop in the Isa Local Government Area of the state.
It was gathered that several persons were injured in the explosion.
One of the sources said, “When I heard the loud explosion, what came to my mind was that bandits were on a rampage.
“It was when I saw people running towards the welder’s shop where the explosion occurred that my mind was at rest that it wasn’t bandits that struck.
“Upon enquiry, I was told that the explosion was from a welder’s shop and there were casualties and several others injured.”
When contacted, the spokesperson for the state police command, DSP Sanusi Abubakar, confirmed the explosion occurred on Sunday afternoon.