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Bomb explosion hits Kano again

By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano.

KANO – A bomb explosion at a predominantly Christian quarters of Sabon Gari area of Kano municipality Sunday evening triggered pandemonium among residents and unsettled nightlife.

An eyewitness said the incident occurred at New Road axis of the city at about 7.15pm which caused minimal damage to a CRV Honda car parked at the scene

The eyewitness told Vanguard that another explosion was heard shortly after two men alighted from a commercial motorbike, walked through the spot and within three minutes a low calibre IED exploded.

According to the account unidentified persons planted the IED materials in used soft drink can and threw it in between two cars in the area.

The attack at the heart of Sabon Gari crippled nightlife as echo of January 20th multiple explosion in the city reverberated forcing shop owner to hurriedly close.

The police Public Relation Officer, ASP Musa Magaji Majia confirmed the incident adding that “it was a low calibre Improvised Explosive Devise.

ASP Majia stated that a team of anti-bomb disposal unit backed by heavily armed personnel were drafted to the area stressing that there was no injury or death.

He revealed that the police has increased its patrol in the city and advised citizens to go about their legitimate businesses without fear of molestation.


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