A military armoured tank on Monday caught fire in Damaturu, Yobe state causing several explosions from the vehicle.
The explosions threw the entire town into pandemonium as resident scampered for safety.
The Spokesman of Operation Lafiya Dole Sector II, Captain Njoka Irabor confirmed the incident.
Captain Irabor described the incident as unfortunate but said the
situation is far from any attack on the metropolis. He called on people
to go about their normal business.
Meanwhile, fire fighters have since been deployed to the scene to put off the fire.
The incident according to an eyewitness happened opposite the Federal
Polytechnic Damaturu as the soldiers were on their way back to base from
the August 27 Stadium Damaturu.
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