The Taraba State Police Command, has confirmed the injuries of 9 persons, following an explosion that occurred in Jalingo, on Friday.
This incident was confirmed by the spokesman of the state police command, DSP Abdullahi Usman.
According to him, the explosion was witnessed in Nukkai axis, bordering Ardo-Kola local government area of the state, when the entire town was in a blackout due to power outage.
DSP Abdulahi further expressed that details about the explosion is yet unknown , meanwhile no life was lost at the cause of the ugly incidence.
An eye witness account also who pleaded anonymity, stated that a lot of persons were injured. He said the blast left many panicking, as they all began to take shelter to avoid falling victim.
The explosion happened close to the Ward Head’s house in Jalingo, meanwhile no casualty was recorded as at the time of filing this report.