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Many Children Feared Dead As Explosion Rocks Kano’s Sabon Gari Area

The explosion took place near a primary school in Kano, Northwest Nigeria with an unspecified number of people either killed or wounded.

A yet to be ascertained number of school children are suspected to have died and several others sustained injuries after an explosion rocked a nursery and primary school on Aba Road in Sabon Gari area of Kano, Northwest Nigeria.

The incident took place around 9 a.m. when the school children were already in their classrooms.

Several footages from the scene of the blast show school children with bloodsoaked uniforms as their school fell into rubles. 

Security operatives including officers of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Civil Defence and Security Corps (NSCDC), and the Nigeria Police were seen at the site of the explosion.

Many parents have gone to look for their children while sympathisers were also at the location.

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