Wednesday, December 10, 2014
BREAKING! Bomb Blast Hits Petrol Station In Kano As Governor Contests APC Primaries
An explosion has gone off at one of the busiest locations in Kano, residents and security officials have told PREMIUM TIMES. Kantin Kwari textile market is rated the largest market in northern Nigeria, with thousands of traders from all over Nigeria and neighbouring West African countries doing business there on daily basis.
The blast occurred at a place known as “filling parking” at the Kano Kantin Kwari market.
Details of casualty are still sketchy at this time but the military has rushed to the scene, and condoning off the area.
The incident is coming less than two weeks after multiple explosions rocked the Kano Central Mosque, killing more than 100 people and injuring hundreds of others.
The state governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and other top political office holders are in Lagos for the national convention of the All Progressives Congress.
Governor Kwankwaso is seeking the presidential ticket of the party at the convention.
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