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Explosion Kills 1, Injures 2 In Kaduna

The Nigeria Police are yet to identify the cause of an explosion that hit Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria, on Saturday.

An explosion, on Saturday, 3 July 2021, claimed one life, with two others injured in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria.

Muhammad Jalige, the spokesperson of Kaduna State Police Command, who confirmed the incident, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the explosion happened around 4.30 p.m. in Badarawa area of Kaduna North Local Government Area.

Jalige said after the incident, the victims were immediately taken to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, for  treatment, where it was reported that one of the victims died, one was treated and discharged, while the third victim is still receiving treatment.

He said investigations were ongoing to determine the cause of the explosion and its result would be made public upon completion of the exercise.


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