A suicide bomber blew himself up alongside 7 others Monday afternoon at Kano School of Hygiene Technology located along Gida Murtala, BUK road. The 20 victims of the Monday afternoon blast that sustained life threatening injuries were new intakes of the school undergoing screening exercise according to reports.
The Kano Commissioner of Police , Adelenre Shinaba who confirmed the attacks revealed that 8 vehicles parked within the premises of the state owned tertiary institution were damaged.
Mr. Shinaba stated that the incident occurred around 2.05pm when new students of the College were undergoing screening at the school and a suspect was apprehended at the scene as he ruled out car bombing of this latest attack.
“Every lead seems to point at suicide bombing, unlike our previous experience none of the vehicles parked inside this school caught fire and there is no hole around to suggest a car bombing but all leads are still open for investigation”.
The Commissioner further disclosed that lifeless bodies of the affected students have been deposited at the morgue, while the injured are receiving treatment at undisclosed Government Hospital.
The explosive triggered pandemonium in the area as security agents who arrived the scene on time cordoned the busy highway with attendants traffic snarl. The scene was littered with shattered windscreen as human blood that was spill doted the school premises.