Saturday, January 21, 2012

Multiple Explosions Rock Tombia Junction In Yenagoa, Bayelsa

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21 January 21012

A portion of Tombia Bridge Bombed - Curtesy Tefzy Ennizz
Information available to indicate that two bomb explosions rocked the capital city of Yenagoa in Bayelsa State [the home state of the President] at the major junction known as the “Tombia Junction”. The explosion was reported to have occurred last night [Friday January 20, 2012].

The multiple bomb blast which came only hours following the multiple bomb blast in Nigeria’s second largest city, Kano – was said to have not caused any casualties. The area of the bomb blast is said to be an open area where petty traders and hawkers gather in the daytime to sell their items. The area is also refered to as the “Shell Right Of Way”.

No group has claimed responsibilty of the explosion.

The bombings comes on the heels of the launch of the People Democratic Party’s [PDP's] gubernatorial campaign in Bayelsa State. The Vice President of the federal republic of Nigeria, Arc [Malam[ Namadi Sambo is scheduled to kick off the campaign in Yenagoa on Monday January 23, 2012 at the Sampson Siasia Stadium.

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