An unidentified number of persons have been killed in a bomb attack within Magadali Local Government Area of Adamawa on Monday.

Reports said the bomb was planted on a road side in the town.

A source had told the News Agency of Nigeria that about three persons lost their lives in the attack.

But the Adamawa Police Command spokesman, Mr Othman Abubakar, who confirmed the development, said only one person was killed.

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He said that the command was still gathering information for full details.

Also, when contacted, the Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA), Mr Haruna Furo, confirmed the incidence.

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He said: “I received a call from Madagali LGA Council chairman about the incidence but due to poor network the conversation cut off.

“I tried several times to reach him but it failed".

According to him, the council had not received further details of the attack.