West Africa - Nigeria

Explosion kills 6 children in Zamfara bush.

While six were killed instantly, others were left with various degrees of injuries.

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Those who sustained injuries were immediately rushed to a hospital in Gusau, the state capital for medical attention.

Six children have been feared killed following an explosion in Magami village in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

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The state’s Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs Abubakar Dauran on Tuesday said the victims went to the bush in search of firewood when they picked an explosive devise.

Dauran said the kids began to play with it, and shortly after, it exploded.

While six were killed instantly, others were left with various degrees of injuries.

Those who sustained injuries were immediately rushed to a hospital in Gusau, the state capital for medical attention.

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Dauran said he later got information that one person among the victims that were hospitalized also died.

He said the state had put measures in place to prevent future occurrences of such.

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1 comment on “Explosion kills 6 children in Zamfara bush.

  1. Pingback: Hajiya Sadiya Umar commiserate with families of Zamfara explosion victims. – Noble Reporters – World's Iconic News & Media Site

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