Gombe - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Gombe


12 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Nigeria – police

Apr 14, 2019 - 8:08 PM

Authorities say the tanker fell on its side and 'spilled its contents and exploded, causing an inferno that engulfed other road users'

11 children killed as bus runs into Muslim procession in Nigeria

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:05 PM

An angry mob attacks the bus driver and beats him to death

NE Nigeria suicide bombing kills at least 5

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:59 AM

Witnesses say the blast went off at 7:25 pm 1825 GMT in the packed market neighborhood of Kasuwar Arawa close to the public university in Gombe which is capital of Gombe state

Bomb blast at northeast Nigeria bus station 'kills at least 20'

Dec 22, 2014 - 8:45 PM

The bombing at a bus station in Gombe City is the latest violence in the region targeted by Boko Haram

Triple bombing at north Nigeria bus station leaves 8 dead

Nov 01, 2014 - 9:06 AM

Multiple witnesses say the men entered the station in one vehicle and then dropped bags packed with explosives between the buses which were filling up with travelers

TRIPLE BOMBING. Locals inspect the site of a bomb blast at a bus station in Gombe, northeastern Nigeria, October 31, 2014. STR/EPA