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Explosion Rocks Sabon Gari Area of Kano State

An explosion which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday, May 17 on  Aba Road, Sabon Gari area of Kano, has left several people injured with many feared dead.

It was later confirmed by the police that the explosion was caused by a leak from a Gas Cylinder.

Details of the blast are still sketchy but images from the scene which has been shared by netizens on micro-blogging site, Twitter, reveal that it affected at least one building and left several injured including school children.

The visuals also confirm that the blast might have claimed several lives with at least one corpse seen on the scene.

It is not yet clear if the affected building housed a school, but footage from the scene showed several schoolchildren being moved away with one of them gruesomely injured.

An eyewitness Collins Ezeanah wrote on Twitter,

“I stay in Sabon Gari Kano . The explosion shook our house . Happened in Winners primary school . Aba Road . Students died. This country won’t be the end of us . We didn’t commit any crime being Nigerians . May their soul rest in perfect peace . Amen

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