3 dead, 7 injured in Kano suicide attack – Police

3 dead, 7 injured in Kano suicide attack – Police

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:49 pm


The scene of a blast in Kano, northern Nigeria, earlier in the week.

The scene of a blast in Kano, northern Nigeria, earlier in the week.

KATSINA – A female suicide bomber in Kano state, Nigeria’s ancient city, killed three people and injured seven others on Monday in an attack targeting women who had lined up to buy kerosene, police said.

“A female suicide bomber detonated an explosive at (a petrol) station in the Hotoro area, badly injuring 10 people. Three of them died in hospital, while seven are undergoing treatment,” Kano police spokesman Musa Magaji Majia told AFP.


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