Nigeria Police Force has confirmed that the bomb explosion which rocked Yammama village of Katsina took five lives.
The spokesman, SP Gambo Isah, also said that six other children were injured in the said blast which occurred just before noon.
Police authorities said he DPO in Malumfashi had reported a loud sound, heard inside the farm of one Alhaji Hussaini Maikwai. This made the Operation Puff Adder team to the quickly move to the scene.
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“The explosion killed five children that belonged to one Alhaji Adamu of Yammama village in Malumfashi local government area. It also injured six other children, who were sitting under the tree inside the farm,” he said.