11 injured in Gombe hotel explosion

Some unidentified persons wielding locally made explosives and guns attacked a hotel, “Tunfure Resort”, in Gombe on Wednesday night, leaving eleven people injured. The seven gunmen, armed with AK- 47 machine guns, reportedly invaded the hotel by 10:13 pm when customers were relaxing and drinking. The Manager of the Hotel, Mr. Ojego Nelson, said the gunmen beat the security man at the gate before gaining access into the hotel where they shot sporadically in the air and detonated an explosive which destroyed the reception of the hotel. The Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ahmed K Mohammed, said the police had commenced investigations into the matter.



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