Bomb Explosion in Katsina, 5 Children Killed


The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the death of 5 people, following a bomb explosion that happened at about 11:30 am on Saturday July 18 in a farm in Yammama village, Malumfashi Local Government area of the state.


According to Kastina Police Spokesperson, SP Gambo Isah, 5 children were killed in the explosion while six others were injured in the blast.


Isah revealed that those injured have been taken to Malumfashi General Hospital for medical attention.


He said;

“DPO Malumfashi reported that a loud sound was heard inside the farm of one Alhaji Hussaini Maikwai.

“On receipt of the information, the DPO led Operation Puff Adder to the scene. The explosion killed five children that belonged to one Alhaji Adamu of Yammama village in Malumfashi local government area

“It also injured six other children, who were sitting under the tree inside the farm.”


He added that the scene was preserved and detectives from Police EOD and CID are currently conducting investigation.

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