Explosion Rocks Kaduna, One Dead, Two Injured


There was an explosion in Kaduna on Saturday which claimed the life of one person, leaving two others injured. The cause of the blast is not yet known.

Police spokesman in the state, ASP Muhammad Jalige, confirmed that the incident occurred at about 4.30pm in Badarawa area of Kaduna North Local Government Area.

Mr Jalige said after the incident, the victims were taken to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, for treatment.

One of the victims died at the hospital, while another was treated and discharged. The third person is still receiving treatment, Mr Jalige explained.

The police spokesman said investigations had commenced to unravel the cause of the blast and its outcome would be made public upon completion of the exercise.