12-year old boy killed,10 injured as explosion rocks Bayan Gari,Bauchi

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An explosion  has  been reported in Bauchi.It was not clear what  kind of device went off  ,but the reports so far said the shattering  blast occurred at Bayan Gari area of Bauchi metropolis.

Our correspondent   learnt that a boy said to be 12 years old was killed in the blast and 10 others were injured.But other reports have put the death toll at 2.

While some  reports said it may have been a blast from  locally made bomb , another theory making the round is  that the explosion may have resulted from the left- over of explosives used in past blasts. Sunday’s explosion occurred   between 5pm and 6pm in Bauchi our correspondent said.

Security agents are believed to have swung into action to determine the exact cause of the explosion.

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