No fewer than 40 people were yesterday killed in a bomb attack targeting fans watching a football match in Mubi, Adamawa State.
“There has been a bomb explosion at a football field this evening (yesterday) and so far more than 40 people have been killed,” an officer who requested anonymity told Vanguard.
State Police spokesperson, Mallam Othman Abubakar, confirmed that blast saying it occurred at about 6p.m. on Sunday. He however could not confirm the casualty figure.
According to him, the blast occurred at a popular relaxation centre, Kabang.
Other sources however recorded the number of dead as 18.