• Tuesday, November 28, 2023
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Only 22 died, 65 injured in Kano suicide attack – Police


The Kano State police command on Tuesday said 22 persons had died and 65 others were injured during the suicide bomb attack at the motor park in Sabon Gari, Kano on Monday evening.

The commissioner of police, Musa Daura, said while briefing newsmen in Kano that the attack was executed by two suicide bombers who rammed their vehicle against a bus loaded with passengers at the park.

“Two suicide bombers drove a Golf car blue in colour into the luxurious bus motor park along New Road Sabon Gari, Kano.

“They attacked and hit a loaded bus belonging to Gobison Motors which was taking off to Lagos and sparked off a serious explosion”, Daura said.

He said this caused the bus to burst into flames which affected passengers, hawkers, traders and other workers at the park.