Military armoured tank razed by fire in Damaturu


A military armoured tank has caught fire in Damaturu, capital of Yobe state causing several explosions from the vehicle.

According to eye witness, this incident happened opposite the Federal Polytechnic Damaturu when the soldiers were on their way back to base from the August 27 Stadium Damaturu.

The sudden explosion left the entire town in chaos as the resident run for safety.

The Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole Sector II, Captain Njoka Irabor confirmed the incident describing it as unfortunate.

He however cleared that the incident is not in any way an attack on the city urging people to go about their usual business.

Fire fighters has since been deployed to the scene to put off the fire.

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