Tragedy struck on Saturday in Malumfashi Local Government Area of Katsina State as suspected bomb blast killed no fewer than six children with five others hospitalized in critical conditions.
The incident has left the entire Yammama village in shock and grief as five of the victims are said to be of the same parents.
Its alleged that the affected children were cutting grass in the said farm to feed their domestic animals when the disaster occurred in the early hours of Saturday.
The explosion led to the death of six children on the spot while others, who narrowly escaped death, had been hospitalized in Malumfashi.
The spokesman of the state police command, SP Gambo Isah, could not be reached for comments as at press time, however a source close to the command confirmed the incident, saying security operatives have condoned off the farm and the police investigation is in progress