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Photos: Bomb Attempt On Gombe Bus Station Foiled As Irate Mob Set Him Ablaze

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It took the alertness of people and security arrangement at Gombe State Transport Service (Gombe Line) to thwart another attempt to bomb the motor park on Tuesday.
The same motor park was bombed precisely on October 31 with nine people killed and scores injured in the process.
An eyewitness at the scene said the man that brought the bag containing the improved explosive device to the motor park resisted attempts to be searched.
Photo Credit: Saharareporters
He said the suspect dropped the bag and tried to walk out of the park when an irate onlooker took the bag to him outside the motor park where a search was conducted and the explosives revealed.
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He said the crowed at that juncture pounced on the suspect and found another explosive concealed in his clothing.
The angry mob set him ablaze, while the explosive on his body went off in the process.
Gombe State Commissioner of Police, Kudu Abdullahi Nma, who confirmed the incident at the scene, said it occurred at about 1:00pm.
Source: thenationonlineng.net

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