Explosion rocks Damaturu as military armoured tank catches fire


Explosion rocks Damaturu as military armoured tank catches fire
An armoured tank belonging to the military caught fire in Damaturu, Yobe state capital, on Monday, causing explosions.
According to TheCable, residents scuttled to safety as sounds from the vehicle reverberated across the town.
Njoka Irabor, spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole, described the incident as unfortunate.
He dismissed rumours that Boko Haram insurgents were behind it, attributing the incident to electrical fault.
Irabor, who asked residents to go about their normal business, said the situation was under control.
Editor’s note: This picture was used for illustrative purposes

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