Two explosions caused by Improvised Explosive Devices, on Thursday, July 16, 2015 occurred in a market called “Babban Layi” in Gombe State.
A source who witnessed the incident told Premium Times that the blasts went off simultaneously at about 5:30 pm.
The source whose identity was not disclosed added that the number of casualties from the blast would be high as the market was very busy with people who went to purchase things ahead of the Eid El Fitr festival on Friday, July 17, 2015.
According to some other sources who reside in the area, bodies of the victims were transported to a hospital for emergency medical attention.
It was also gathered that security officials have been deployed to the scene to help rescue the survivors.
This is not the first time a blast would occur in the state as there had been other incidents including inside the motor parks, security formations and so on.