Sunday, October 16, 2011

Police base attacked in Gombe, three dead

Bombed Police base, in Gombe State
Another bomb blast? Haba!!!

The Mobile Police base in Kwame, kwame  Local Government Area, Gombe State was today, Sunday, October 16,2011 attacked around 2.20 am, killing no fewer than three persons.

This was confirmed by the Gombe State Commissioner of Police, Mr Orubebe Ebikeme. Ebikeme said he had invited officers and men of bomb disposal unit from Yola to investigate the incident and promised to give details of the incident after the bomb disposal experts have completed their job.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the attackers went to the base around 2.20 a.m. on Sunday and bombed the base which is located 5 kilometers away from Gombe town.

The assailants carted away some arms and ammunitions during the raid. Also, the administrative block of the base was set on fire while many cars parked in the premises were on burnt.

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