Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Scores killed as bomb explodes in Kano GSM market


Barely 24 hours after 32 were killed in a bomb blast in Yola, a large blast ripped through a busy Kano GSM mobile market on Wednesday.

Two traders, Nafiu Mohammed and Suleiman Haruna told AFP the explosion "deep inside" the Farm Centre market happened shortly after 4:00 pm (1500 GMT) and that rescuers were on the scene dealing with casualties.

Scores were feared dead in Kano Wednesday from twin blast at the heart of GSM market, Nassarawa GRA.

Eyewitness, Ali Isa told Vanguard that the Improvised Explosive Device was planted close to the generator serving the market, while the second bomb went off at the heart of the market

The blast went off during the late afternoon prayers triggered pandemonium within the vicinity

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