Many killed in multiple bomb blasts in Adamawa

Unconfirmed number of people have been killed after three bombs exploded on Friday at Madagali town in the northern part of Adamawa State, Daily Trust reports.

According to an eyewitness, the explosions occurred at a crowded motor park early Friday morning.

Security officials were already evacuating bodies as number of casualties were yet unknown.

A local official confirmed the attack, stating that it was not yet clear whether the attack was a suicide.

An eyewitness said, “We heard three  blasts near the checkpoint where people gathered to be screened before entering the town as you know today is market day.

“The suicide bombers blew themselves up alongside the two vigilante members that approached them,” he said.

Chairman of Madagali Local Government, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, also confirmed the incident.

“I was outside the town for an official engagement but I was called and informed about the incident. That is all I can tell you for now,”  Mohammed said.

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