6 feared killed as explosion rocks Zamfara

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Six are feared dead following an explosion that rocked Magami village in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.

Confirming the incident Tuesday, the Commissioner for Security and Affairs Abubakar Dauran, said the went to the bush in search of firewood when they picked an explosive devise and began playing with it, and shortly after, it exploded.

While six are said to have died instantly, others were left with various degrees of injuries.

Those sustained injuries were immediately rushed to a hospital in Gusau, the capital for medical attention.

According to the Commissioner for Security and Affairs, he later got information that one person among the that were hospitalized also died.

He said the had put measures in place to prevent future occurrences of such.

(Channels TV)