It has been confirmed that seven children were killed in the bomb blast that occurred on Friday at an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Yola, Adamawa State.
Initial reports had it that two people had died in the blast but it has emerged that at least seven children died in the blast.
Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai wrote on Facebook:
SAD NEWS: The Governor of Adamawa just informed the Northern States Governors’ Forum that an explosion took place in an IDP camp in Yola killing seven children and injuring ten persons. May Allah grant repose to their souls and provide doc our to the people of Adamawa and Nigerians at large. May Allah expose these heartless criminals, Amen