BREAKING: Explosion Rocks Kano

A bomb blast has occurred inside a school in Sabon Gari area of Kano State.

People are busy rushing some of the injured students to hospital now.

It is not clear how many lives were lost for now.

The security forces have surrounded the place.

Some sources say the explosion was caused by gas cylinder, while others maintained that it was actually a bomb blast.

The actual details of the explosion is expected from the government emergency agencies or the state government.

Meanwhile, the Kano State Government clarified that the early Tuesday morning explosion in the Sabon Gari area did not occur in a school.

The state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, said the incident happened at an animal feed store opposite the school along Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Fagge Local Government.

He said while the cause of the explosion and the damage had yet to be officially ascertained, an investigation has since commenced to determine the cause, impact and measures to be taken.

Garba called on the people in the state, particularly those living in the area where the incident occurred, to remain calm while the government in collaboration with relevant agencies are working on the matter.

The commissioner assured residents that government would keep the public abreast of any development.

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