Bomb Blast Rocks Kogi

A blast suspected to be a bomb explosion occurred in the ancient town of Kabba in the Kogi West Senatorial District, on Sunday night, reports said.

This is the community’s second bomb explosion in a month.

The explosion was reported to have occurred at a bear parlour near a police station on Sunday night.

The first explosion, which sparked debate about whether it was a bomb or a gas cylinder occured on May 11, at a beer parlour near Lewu Junction in the same Kabba Town.

Out of the 16 people that were injured, three people died as a result of the incident.

However, in the latest explosion, no one was injured, although the structure was severely damaged.

William Aya, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, verified the occurrence and stated that no one was injured in the explosion on Sunday.

According to the police spokesperson, the explosion occurred around 9.15 p.m. on Sunday at one Omofemi Bar in Kabba’s Okepadi Quarters.

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