DEVELOPING: Three bomb blasts including one near the university hospital, rock Jos

We brought you news that three blasts have rocked the city of Jos, Plateau’s capital on Tuesday, according to two local journalists.

The blasts caused casualties, but it is not immediately clear how many.

A journalist on the scene of the first explosion called it “massive.” People were screaming and running, some covered in blood. Some had to be carried away, the journalist said.

The first blast was a bomb that detonated at the Terminus market, where food and clothes are sold, the journalists said. The second blast was at the same market, and could have been a bomb or a gas canister ignited by the first bomb.

The third explosion was at Abuja market, which sells shoes, the journalists said.

When international broadcaster, CNN tried to speak with a nurse at a local hospital by phone, she was unable to hear because of victims’ cries and screams.

According to Al Jazeera, one of the blasts took place at the intersection leading to the University of Jos Teaching Hospital.

Details are still sketchy at this time. We are working the lines, and will bring you updates as we get them, Stay with YNaija2015.

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