Bomb Blast In Kano: Many Killed As Explosion Rocks Sabon Gari Area, Kano

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Bomb Blast In Kano Today: There has been an explosion on Aba Road in the Sabon Gari area of Fagge Local Government in Kano, leaving several people injured with some feared killed.

Details of the blast and its cause are still sketchy but visuals from the scene show that it affected some buildings and left several injured including school children.

The visuals also confirm that the blast might have claimed several lives with at least one corpse seen on the floor.

A crowd had gathered right after the blast with some people trying to help the injured and others lamenting the damage.

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Scene of the Kano bomb explosion on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Explosion Not In A School

“There’s a bomb explosion in a private school located in Sabon Gari, Kano State, Northern Nigeria less than an hour ago,” a resident said. Pictures of some dead bodies and those injured from the incident were sighted by this NGNEWS247.

Watch the Kano bomb explosion video below…

Initial visuals from the explosion site showed several schoolchildren being moved away from the scene. One of them was injured. This led to speculation that the explosion occurred in a school.

But the Government has said that was not the case.

The Commissioner for Information in the state, Muhammad Garba, said in a statement the blast happened at an animal feed store opposite the school.

An investigation has commenced to determine the cause, impact, and measures to be taken, according to Garba.

Meanwhile, NGNEWS247 reports that details of the Kano bomb explosion and its cause are still sketchy as of the time of filing this report.

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