Kano Blast Kills Woman, Injures 8 – Police

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Suleiman Bello

Nigeria Police has confirmed that a woman was killed by a blast that exploded at a central park in Kano Thursday.

It also confirmed eight people were injured in the attack that targeted travellers at the Sabon Gari park, the police said.

Kano state police spokesperson, Magaji Majiya, said the explosion was caused by a bomb that targeted travellers.

“The blast was actually a bomb blast.

The bomber hid it inside a Fridge and placed the fridge on a cart, and detonated it close to a luxurious bus,” he said and added that the affected bus with registration number KTT 164 XA is owned by Ifeanyi Chukwu Industrial Services.

According to Majiya, the bus was loading passengers heading to Port Harcourt at the time of the blast.

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