Four injured in Bauchi explosion
by Jude Owuamanam, Jos
Four people were injured on Monday night when a bomb exploded at Peoples Hotel in Bayan Gari area of Bauchi metropolis.
The hotel located behind the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, is always busy due to the activities of sex workers.
It was learnt that a man threw a bomb.
The explosion created panic as people scampered to safety.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mohammed Ladan, who confirmed the incident, said the bomb exploded at about 9pm and that one woman and three men were injured.
He said the injured persons were taken to the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital for treatment. Three of them were discharged on Tuesday morning.
Ladan said, “We are suspecting that the remaining person who is currently on admission is the one that carried out the act because of the degree of injury on his body, but we are still investigating the matter. Part of the building was partially blown off.
Source: The Punch Newspaper