By Oyindamola Ruth
An accidental bomb explosion has injured seven children in Igabi Local Government Area of the state, The Daily Page reports.
“Security agencies have reported the accidental detonation of a substance at a residence in Ungwan Mangworo, Igabi local government area,” a statement by the state commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said. “According to the report, children playing in the area picked up the material from a nearby farm and began to play with it, not knowing what it was. In the process, it was accidentally detonated as the children continued to fiddle with it near their home.”
The state government furthered revealed that “Seven of the children were injured by the explosion, and are now receiving treatment at the Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Shika.”
The state government advised citizens of the state to contact the Kaduna State Security Operations Room with information about dangerous or explosive materials found anywhere around the state, on 09034000060 and 08170189999.