There seems to be no let up in the orgy of violence rocking Plateau state as a bomb blast hit Bukuru today near an Islamic School. Newsdiaryonline.com learnt that at least one boy was killed in today’s blast just as there were reports of ongoing gunfire in the state.
Our correspondent said an official of the Islamic School in Bukuru has confirmed that none of the pupils of the school was affected by the blast which was said to have hit a house nearby.
The endless blasts in spite of heavy military presence confounds observers. A military operation is said to be going on in some villages in Barkin Ladi and Riyom.Fulani herdsmen who were initially urged to evacuate have reportedly been relocated to specific places under tight security.
Military authorities were said to have given assurance that the operation in the villages would be over in two days.