Reports reaching DAILY POST say a bomb buried by suspected Boko Haram terrorists at a dump site has exploded, killing one person and injuring two others.
Our correspondent learnt that the explosion occurred some minutes after 2pm on Sunday as a some boys scavenging at the dump site dug out the unsuspecting bomb which subsequently exploded with them.
Residents, who spoke to our correspondent on phone, said the military commander in Mubi also confirmed that the explosion in Mubi took place at a dump site at Kabang area.
“It is suspected that some boys scavenging the dump tampered with an abandoned IED and it detonated,” a security source said.
The explosion killed one on the spot, one was severely injured with limps cut off with a little chance of survival while another boy was found in a pool of blood.