Tuesday, 20 May 2014



Two bombs just went off in Jos now..Around Jos Main Market,between Railway,Terminus and Old Jos University Teaching Hospital .It's a densely populated area and the commercial hub of the city..The second blast went off ,killing those who rushed to the scene of the first bomb . An eyewitness who was shopping says

.. people are running, cars smashing into each other ,and bodies flying...and the whole roads are blocked as some abandoned their cars and ran..
Many have lost their lives but the number of casualties not yet confirmed.


Two big explosions this afternoon ripped through the University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) area inside the terminus market in Jos, Plateau state.

Details are sketchy at the moment and the number of casualty (if any) is unknown but eye-witnesses are tweeting pics from the scene. Details later.

Updates 4.36 pm:
Two bombs have exploded around the ever busy Jos Main Market, between Railway Terminus and the temporary site of the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) in Jos, Plateau State.
The first explosion sounded at about 2:55 PM while the second happened about 10 metres away at about 3:20 PM around the same area, according to Premium Times.
The explosions were followed by a thick smoke and is believed to have affected many shops and commercial vehicles. It is not known whether anyone was killed or injured.
The explosion has however created tension in the area with cars colliding as drivers scampered for safety.
Casualties is said to be high because the explosion happened at a densely populated areas of Ahmadu Bello Way where the GSM market is located.
Ambulance and other safety providers were seen rushing to the area. It was gathered that victims of the explosion are being rushed to Ola hospital.
Sound of the explosion was heard in Bukuru, which is about 20km from Jos city.
The cause of the explosion and casualty is yet to be ascertained.

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