Friday, December 9, 2016

Yola Market Bomb Update: Death Toll Rises to 56, 177 Injured

The death toll from the twin bomb blasts at the Madagali Friday market in Adamawa state has risen to 56.

Chairman of Madagali Local Government, Mr. Yusuf Muhammed, said 56 persons died and 177 were injured in the blasts.

Of the injured, 57 were critical and 120 are minor, he added.

He said the critically injured were rushed to Mubi General Hospital and Yola Specialists Hospital, while those that sustained minor injuries were treated and discharged .

The Madagali Market operates on Fridays and the two blasts occurred at the grains and second hand clothes sections of the market.


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