According to reports there was deafening bomb blast at the premises of Kano School of Health Technology located along Gida Murtala–B UK Road. The high calibre improvised explosive device went off aroud 2pm today while students were in session.
8 students have been confirmed dead while 12 others injured. Kano state commissioner of police, Alhaji Adenrele Tasheed Shinaba, told reporters that incident occurred at about 2.05pm. He also mentioned that the suicide bomber had rucksack on his back, pretending to be one of the students only to eventually blow himself up alongside his victims.
He went further to reveal that 8 vehicles parked within the premises of the blast were destroyed, however, the police commissioner ruled out car bomb attack on the tertiary institution.