Scores of people are feared killed after an explosion ripped through a crowded motor park in Gombe town, Gombe State, residents have said.
A journalist based in the state, Mallam Tildee, told PREMIUM TIMES that the blast occurred at Dukku Motor Park early Monday.
Mr. Tildee said he was on his way to the scene of the blast and would be able to give casualty figure later.
The spokesperson of the police in the state, Fwaje Atajiri, could not be reached for comments.
A similar blast had occurred in November at the Gombe line motor park, killing scores of commuters, drivers and traders.