Kano – Three persons, including a traffic warden, were critically injured in an early morning bomb blast at Kantin Kwari junction near the famous Kantin Kware Textile Market in Kano.
A witness to the explosion, who preferred anonymity, in Kano said that the bomb went off around 8.45 a.m. on Monday.
It was suspected to have been planted near the traffic junction.
“The incident happened when most of the people were still at home, otherwise many people, especially traders would have lost their lives,” the witness said.
It was gathered that soon after the blast, JTF operatives arrived at the scene and cordoned off the area.
When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident.
He said that the bomb was planted near the Eid praying ground very close to the Kantin Kware junction in the metropolis.
He said that the incident happened around 8.30 a.m. and that three persons sustained injuries. (NAN)