Armed ViolenceNews

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.


Support Our Journalism

There are millions of ordinary people affected by conflict in Africa whose stories are missing in the mainstream media. HumAngle is determined to tell those challenging and under-reported stories, hoping that the people impacted by these conflicts will find the safety and security they deserve.

To ensure that we continue to provide public service coverage, we have a small favour to ask you. We want you to be part of our journalistic endeavour by contributing a token to us.

Your donation will further promote a robust, free, and independent media.

Donate Here

No part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means without proper attribution to HumAngle, generally including the author's name, a link to the publication and a line of acknowledgement.

Nathaniel Bivan

Nathaniel Bivan is Regional Editor Northwest/Central and Head of Solutions Journalism Desk at HumAngle. He tweets @nathanielbivan

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button
Translate »