Information reaching 247ureports.com through sources within the government in Kaduna indicates that three explosions has rocked the Northern part of the State in a manner that hs the signatures of the dreaded Islamic terrorist group, the Boko Haram.
According to the information gathered, at 2:10pm today’s afternoon, the Divison one Army station housed in the North Kaduna Local Government Area [LGA] was rocked by a massive explosion followed by a simulteanous explosions at the takowa bridge located along the road leading out of Kaduna and into Zaria. Eyewitnesses said a suicide bomb attack took place at the 1st Mechanised Division in the State. Leit.-Col. Abubakar Eduh, spokesman of the Formation confirm the suicide attack.
The Takowa bridge is said to be located at a strategic location where transport buses heading out tothe southern part of Nigeria – gather to pick passangers heading to the south east and south west. One luxurious bus was reported to have been damaged in the explosion. Unofficial reports indicate that two casualties were recorded. No information is available as to the casualties recorded at the military barrack.
Meanwhile, the latest attack by the men of Boko Haram comes onthe heels of an earlier threat bythe Islamic group that they will destroy Nigeria to revenge the embarrassing arrest of their media front man. The attack also goes against an earlier report by another online medium indicating that the men of Boko Haram are tired of fighting.
Soldiers have cordoned off the scene of the explosion barring reporters from getting close.