At least three people have been reportedly killed, and many more are still missing after the latest Kano Bomb Blast that shook the Sabongari area of the state.
In a video that is currently trending on Twitter, a teenage girl whose school was affected by the Kano Bomb Blast said a bomb was thrown at them.
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In the short video clip, the little girl confirmed it was a bomb attack, contrary the the claims of the commissioner of police who claimed it was a gas explosion.
in a related news, Daily Trust revealed that at least three Kano people were killed, and many more are still missing after an explosion shook Sabongari in Fagge Local Government Area of Kano.
The incident’s details are still vague, however residents informed Daily Trust that an explosive device went off early in the morning.
A suicide bomber is claimed to have attacked the neighborhood, although the Daily Trust cannot independently verify this.
Daily Trust said; “Officials from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) were observed carrying what seemed to be shattered body parts of the suspected suicide bomber when our correspondent arrived on the scene.”
One of the victims is said to be a welder who works in front of Winners Schools in Kano, which is close to the location.
The Kano State Commissioner of Police, CP Sama’ila Dikko, in a press release after the Kano explosion said it was a gas explosion.
“The seller’s shop is on the ground floor of the same building as the school.” As a result, when the cylinder detonated, the building collapsed and the students were hurt. “There was no bomb blast,” he informed reporters.
The Kano state government, in a statement, refuted claims that the explosion occurred in a school.
While the source of the explosion and the extent of the damage has yet to be determined, he said an investigation has begun to establish the cause, impact, and next steps.
Malam Garba urged residents of the state, particularly those who live in the area where the event occurred, to be calm as the government and appropriate agencies work to resolve the situation.
The commissioner promised that the government would keep the public informed of any developments and advised individuals against disseminating false information.