Fidelity bank card banner Camano banner
Breaking News: 40 killed as bomb blast rocks Mubi; soccer fans targeted

By News Express on 01/06/2014

Views: 8,353


At least 40 have been killed in an explosion at a football field in Mubi, a town in Adamawa North Senatorial District in Adamawa State, North-East Nigeria.

An AFP report quotes a officer in the town as saying: “There has been a bomb explosion at a football field this evening and so far more than 40 people have been killed.”

A military source told Reuters that the number of those dead and injured is not clear at this time. He added that several bodies were recovered and the wounded are still being evacuated.

A witness told the news agency that the blast happened in the evening. The sources said the victims had been watching a televised match.

No group has claimed responsibility, though Boko Haram has staged attacks in the area in the past. The same group abducted over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria on April 14 and is still holding them captive.

•Photo shows scene of a recent bomb blast in northern Nigeria.

Source News Express

Posted 02/06/2014 02:12:10 AM

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
52 villages under herdsmen’s control — Reps

US says 2015 elections likely cause of increased...

Fidelity Bank makes history with novel account opening...

Niger Delta projects: CSNAC petitions EFCC, demands prosecution...

9 Shiite members in police net over killing...

Omu of Okpanam not Her Royal Majesty, says...

Anambra Speaker at war with father over planned...

Empty threat: APC Senators defy party, join in...

MOSOP at war with Pastor who described Ogoni...

Ambode commits to making Lagos 3rd largest economy...

God and the Nigerian public space

BREAKING NEWS: Amaju Pinnick impeached

 

Latest News Bandits’ commanders agree to suspend attacks Over 1,000 cult members renounce membership in Ebonyi •Say we’re now ‘born-again’ NDLEA to recruit 5,000 personnel to boost manpower US awards full scholarships to 30 Nigerian students 4 FAAN security chiefs suspended over Lagos airport security breach Herders-farmers’ clashes: Yoruba youths, Miyetti Allah Kauta Hore mull national security summit PDP closes case at Presidential Election Tribunal, calls 62 witnesses Abolish herdsmen movement from North to South, Ganduje tells FG 5 Kirikiri Prison inmates bag University degrees NAPTIN gets new Director-General I don’t have money, please release my mum, Siasia begs kidnappers Protests: FG warns Shi’ites

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (509,934 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (431,532 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (373,481 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (316,740 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (282,477 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (247,204 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (239,266 views) 10 cars more expensive than Jets (223,737 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (221,228 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (208,783 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (188,363 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (186,984 views)

 

NLNG Job Vacancy

CBN banner advert

UBA Wise Savers Promo

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (97) Business & Economy (4,358) Business Verdict (76) Columnists (1,074) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (211) Entertainment (635) Features (779) Global Business Monitor (396) ICT Monitor (53) International (3,723) Interview (192) Live Commentary (30) Love Matters (163) Maggie's Blog (342) News (48,839) Opinion (1,291) Pidgin (17) Politics (11,170) Religion (1,051) Sports (2,102) Stock Watch (39) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

 

 

 

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera