An explosion which occurred in Kano State along court road ,Sabon Gari has left 4 persons dead and several injured.

The explosion which occurred about 9 30am dismantled a residential building and affected part of a private secondary school, Winners School .

An unverified number of pupils have been badly affected by the occurrence according to videos circulating.

Some affected schoolchildren have been rescued, while some were stuck at the scene before the arrival of emergency responders.

The National Emergency Management Agency and Fire service operatives are on the ground trying to salvage the situation.

Security operatives are alo on ground to monitor the situation.

The State Commissioner for information, Muhammad Garba , said the explosion occurred at an animal feed store opposite the school along Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Fagge Local Government.

He added that an investigation has begun to determine the cause of the explosion and necessary actions to be taken .

The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Sama’ila Dikko,  however clarified that gas and not a bomb exploded in the state on Tuesday morning, adding that four persons have been confirmed dead.

He made the clarification during his visit to the scene of the incident.


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