Jos- A bomb went off at the terminus market area, Jos, on Thursday evening, Public Relations Officer of the Plateau Police Command, Emmanuel Abu, said.
Abu, who confirmed the blast to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos, said policemen had been deployed to the scene of the blast to ascertain the situation and save lives.
“We just heard of the blast, our men have rushed to the area. We are yet to get the details of what happened, we will get back to you as soon as the details are available,’’ he said.
Mr Yohanna Audu, Public Relations Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), North- Central Zone, also told NAN that officials of the agency were on their way to the scene of the blast.
“We heard of the blast and we are on our way to the scene to see whether we can save lives of those that need help.
“NEMA will ascertain the casualty level and see how it will assist those that were injured and remove the dead bodies, if any,’’ Audu said.
Efforts to reach the Special Task Force (STF) in the state proved abortive as the spokesperson or the commander could not be reached. (NAN)