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Six children are feared dead following an explosion that rocked Magami village in Maradun Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
While confirming the incident on Tuesday, the Commissioner for Security and Home Affairs Abubakar Dauran, said the victims went to the bush in search of firewood when they picked an explosive devise and began playing with it, and shortly after, it exploded.
While six are said to have died instantly, others were left with various degrees of injuries.
The injured have been taken to a hospital in Gusau, the state capital for medical attention.
According to the Commissioner, he later got information that one person among the victims that were hospitalized also died.