How Suicide Bomber Killed Three Children In Hong Local Govt Adamawa.

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A bomb explosion has occurred in Fadaman Rake area of Hong Local Government in ‎Adamawa State, locals and police have said.

At least two children were confirmed dead and three others injured from the Thursday evening explosion.

Residents said the incident occurred at about 7 p.m. local time while residents were about to break their Ramadan fast.

The explosion caused hundreds of residents of the area to flee their homes.

A local vigilante said that a yet to be identified driver in a starlet delivered a polythene bag to some children who were playing.

“The man just stopped his starlet as if he is looking for help. He gave one of the boys playing a polythene bag that he should take it to his father as it contained money and valuables.The boys didn’t know and in the process of taking it to home,we just heard the blast.

Two kids lost their lives instantly, while the remaining two and one passerby were seriously injured and rushed to nearby hospital unconscious,’’ the vigilante, Baba Yerima, said.

The police spokesperson in the state, Othman Abubakar, also confirmed the explosion.

“It was one unknown starlet driver that approached some children at Fadaman Rake holding a polythene bag and there he delivered it to one of the kids with a pretence that it was money and other valuables meant for their father.

“Unknowingly the children collected it and while in the process of taking it to their home, the bomb exploded.

“Two children were confirmed died instantly as three others including a passerby injured and were rushed to hospital in Hong.,” Mr. Abubakar said.

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The latest Bomb explosion is coming barely 24 hoursafter coordinated Boko Haram attacks on rocked Maiduguri caused death of over seventeen.

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