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Six dead in Taraba market bomb blast

Six dead in Taraba market bomb blast

The death toll from the bomb blast at Iware International Cattle market in Taraba state had increased to six, the Police said.

DSP Abdulahi Usman, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) Taraba Police Command, Wednesday, confirmed the number in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jalingo.

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Usman said that the command had swiftly commenced an investigation into the sad occurrence, adding that it had also deployed the Anti-Bomb Squad Unit and other relevant units of the command to ensure that the perpetrators were apprehended and brought to book.

NAN recalls that the explosion of a device occurred at Iware International Cattle market in Ardo Kola Local Government Area, killing three and injuring 19.