A bomb explosion that ripped through the Gombe Line Motor Park in Gombe, the State capital, killing more than 23 people, hospital sources say.
According to sources, 23 bodies were deposited at the Gombe Specialist Hospital. Though, Police authorities in the state are yet to confirm the casualty figure, Police Commissioner said three men were suspected to have been responsible for planting the explosives.
The Police boss, Kudu Nma, said a vehicle marked “Yobe Line” might have been responsible for bringing the suspected bombers to the park.
“A vehicle which was suspected to have carried the bombers who came in with Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) was recovered,” he said. “Unfortunately for them, they were caught when they were about to run away,” he said.