An explosive device suspected to be a bomb exploded in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, causing panic in the area.
The incident occurred o Sunday, at about 9:35pm at a location close to the First Roundabout leading to the Taraba State University, causing damage to some shops and residential buildings in the area.
Although no life was lost to the incident, the police have cordoned off the area to avert another blast just in case another device was planted nearby.
However, neither the police command nor the state government has yet to comment on the type of explosive it was, or measures being taken to prevent a reoccurrence of such explosion.
Residents, on their part, have expressed fears over what could befall them again, saying Sunday’s incident was the fourth in the chain of explosions that have rocked the state since the beginning of the year.