At least 7 people were killed by a bomb blast, which occurred on Saturday, in Malumfashi local government area of Katsina state.
It was reported that the bomb was planted in near a tree in a farm belonging to a very wealthy & influential farmer in the LGA.
Confirming the bomb blast attack, Katsina Police Command said all the five children who died in the explosion were children of one man who had gone to look for grass to feed animals.
In a statement released by the police confirmed that six children were injured in the blast.
“It also injured six other children, who were sitting under the tree inside the farm,” the Command Public Relations Officer, SP Gambo Isah, said
“The explosion killed five children that belonged to one Alhaji Adamu of Yammama village in Malumfashi local government area,” he added.
At the time of this report, those injured have been taken to Malumfashi General Hospital for medical attention.
RIP to the dead.