5 Dead As Suicide Bomber Hits Kano Bus Station

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5 people have died after a suicide bomb attack on a bus station in Pokistum, Kano.

The attack took place on Sunday morning, and also left over 36 injured in the aftermath.

Witnesses to the latest attack said the explosion ripped through the bus station at Tashar Kunne, on the outskirts of town, at around 10:30 am (0930 GMT).

“(The bomber) slowed his car twice… some distance from the bus station‎ and he suddenly increased speed and rammed into buses lined up waiting for passengers,” local trader Umar Sani said.

A police officer said four bodies and 48 injured people had been taken from the scene.

A nur‎se at the Potiskum General Hospital gave a similar death and injury toll, and said local residents had rushed to the hospital in search of their loved ones.

She described the suicide bomber as a young man.

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer. E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

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