The acting Coordinator of National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, in Adamawa, Halilu Kangiwa, has said 11 people lost their lives in Friday’s bomb blast in Gombi market.
Mr. Kangiwa told the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Yola that 77 persons sustained injuries in the incident.
He said that out of the injured, 19 persons had been treated and discharged from the hospital.
“We now have 58 others with serious injuries undergoing treatment in hospitals in Gombi and Yola towns,” he said.
A twin explosion rocked the grain section of Gombi market, killed and injured people and destroyed substantial part of the market.