A bomb blast in central Nigeria has tragically killed over 50 people while injuring several others. The region is already known for ethnic and religious tensions. The incident happened on Tuesday night between Nasarawa and Benue states in north-central Nigeria. According to the report, several incidents of ethnic reprisals have been reported in central Nigeria known as the Middle Belt. Conflicts between herders and farmers have resulted in several cases of violence. Earlier there was news that 27 shepherds have died in the bomb blast. But in the bomb blast, 54 people died on the spot while many others were injured. The death toll in the blast could rise further.

many people were burnt alive

Regarding the incident, local officials said that it is not yet known who is involved in the bomb blast. The series of meetings of security agencies is going on. After this incident, the officials are trying to reduce the tension at the local level. There are always reports of violence from the area where the bomb blast took place.




The explosion was extremely painful, officials said. Many people were burnt alive in this. The injured have been admitted to hospital. Where the condition of many remains critical. It was said that the death toll could increase further. Security agencies are currently probing the blast.