Residents of the Sabon Gari area in Kano State are recovering from shock having been hit by multiple bomb explosions that have left at least 11 persons dead.
A news source disclosed that the explosion occurred around New Road in Sabon Gari, Kano close to a drinking joint.
Reports also reveal that armed militants shot at and killed several people at the bar as they scampered for safety, thereby increasing the death toll.
One source states that at least 11 bodies have been recovered from the scene of the blast and more are expected to be recovered.
Another witness posted on Nairaland. In his words:
There was no bomb blast in Enugu road,it was in New Road.you have to see man’s inhumanity to man,a lot of people are injured and dead,many would die before dawn,am just wondering why my firm sent me to kano during this period.anyway continue praying for all of uTHIS GREAT NATION MUST STAY TOGETHER,UNITED WE STAND AND DIVIDED WE FALL. LONG LIVE THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA