Breaking: Bomb explosion reportedly killed 6 in Katsina
There is palpable fear in Yammama village of Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State as six persons, mostly minors have been killed by an explosive allegedly planted at a farmland near the community.
Katsina Post learned from multiple community sources that five more children were rushed to near by General Hospital in Malumfashi with several degrees of injuries.
Eyewitness who spoke with Katsina Post and craved for anonymity said the explosion affected 11 children who were in the farm of one Alhaji Hussaini Mai Kwai cutting grasses.
He also said that six of the affected children died instantly while the rest that were injured were evacuated to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Police have since arrived the scene of the exploration and cordoned the area.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in Katsina, SP Gambo Isah said investigation is ongoing.