Many persons are now dead, with several others injured after a bomber detonated an improvised explosive device in Taraba state.
The explosion occurred on Tuesday evening at Iware, Ardo Kola local government area of Taraba state.
An eyewitness says the bomber was accompanied by another disguised as a customer.
He said the explosive was hidden in a black polythene bag and carefully dropped at the drinking spot by the bomber before leaving the bar.
He said, “the two guys came to the drinking spot as if they wanted to buy the local beer.
“After they were served, the one holding the poly bag containing the bomb dropped his beer and the polythene bag and left.
“The accomplice who then said he was going to look for his friend.
“After he had also left, the bomb exploded, and many people were injured while others were killed.”
The Taraba state police command has confirmed that incident.
The Command’s spokesman Abdulahi Usman said three persons were killed while 19 others were injured.