At least no fewer than three persons were feared killed and many casualties were recorded at the bomb explosion that happened at Rukuba Army Barrack of Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau state.
The Plateau state Police Command, CP Nasiru Oki has confirmed the explosion that occurred at about 10am when the command were evacuating some of their oldest explosive devices along Miango .
“The Saturday explosion which occurred around military facility in Plateau State with three soldiers confirmed death and many casualties recorded at the scene.
The police commissioner Nasiru Oki and some eye witnesses said the bomb hit the Nigerian Army’s 3rd Armoured Division barracks urging residents of the area to avoid movement along the affected places so as help reduce number of casualty”
According to him, there were no bomb explosion in Jos but that the 3rd Armoured division were evacuating some of their explosive mistakenly three went off killing three army personnel on the spot.
He cautioned those peddling rumour of the explosion to refrain the action of causing fear and panic the hearts of people.