21 dead in Kano bomb blast
An attack on a Shia Muslim procession in Kano has reportedly left 21 people dead and more injured, according to officials.
The attack had happened moments after another man was arrested with a bomb, according to a BBC witness.
Speaking for the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Muhammad Turi said: “We lost 21 people and several others have been injured.”
The attack took place in the Dakasoye village in the Garun Mallam local government area of the state, south of the capital city.
The attack had occurred shortly after Jumah service, with children and women reportedly the majority of the casualties.