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Army Reacts to Yobe Explosion that killed One person

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The Nigerian Army through it spokesperson, Kennedy Anyanwu verified the incident, said the outbreak was caused by Gas Cylinder which is used for cooking.

Our personnel told that the investigation indicates it’s is cooking gas that caused the outbreak.

Due to the recent heat being encountered in the state, the probability of a gas outbreak is huge particularly if it’s not well heeded to. It’s not a Boko Haram attack”, Anyanwu noted.

Recall that explosion occured in Gashua, Bade LG area of Yobe State where one person was killed and seven other individuals seriously injured.

According to a source, the outbreak occurred at a bar in the Abacha area of the community around 8:pm.

The outbreak which came after a bomb attack by ISWAP terrorists on Wednesday at another bar in which 12 individuals were dead in the state.

The source said the sound of the outbreak was heard across the community.