Just In: Police preliminary investigation revealed cause of Katsina explosion
The five children who lost their lives in a bomb explosion in Katsina State picked a military grenade and were fiddling with it.
This is according to an investigation conducted by the police into the incident which occurred on Saturday at Yammama, a village in Malumfashi Local Government Area of the state.
The Public Relations Officer of the Katsina State Police Command, Gambo Isah, disclosed the outcome of the investigation in a statement.
He noted that the investigation was conducted by detectives from the police Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) and the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).
Recall that Katsina Post reported to you that six people were feared killed in the incident with five others severely injured.
The police, however, put the death figure at five, adding that six others were wounded.
The command’s spokesman confirmed that the five deceased victims were all “young children of one person, by name Alhaji Adamu of Yammawa village, Malumfashi LGA of Katsina state.”