NEMA confirms 23 dead in Mubi bomb blast

Posted by News Express | 1 January 1970 | 1,978 times

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•Injured victim receiving medical attention

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of 23 persons after a bomb blast in the early hours of Monday in Mubi, Adamawa State.


Sequel to the report of the bomb blast at Anguwar Madina in Mubi North Local Government Area, officials of NEMA Yola operations, led by the North-East Zonal Coordinator, Mr. Bashir Idris Garga rushed to the scene.

The team, in collaboration with the Nigerian Red Cross, the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and other stakeholders conducted the evacuation exercise and casualty management.

Officials disclosed that apart from 23 bodies that were evacuated to the mortuary, 43 persons were injured with eight out of them in critical condition.

The injured victims have been referred to Federal Medical Centre Yola for further medical intervention. (PRNigeria)

Source: News Express

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