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2 Explosions Kill 6 in Kano & Injures 13 | 16 Year Old Female Suicide Bomber Involved

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KANO (NAN) ―No fewer than six persons lost their lives following two explosions which occurred in Kano on Sunday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The first blast went off at Kofar Nasarawa, near the North-West University, while the second explosion happened at St. Charles Church on Zungeru Road in Sabon Gari.

The State Police Commissioner, Aderenle Shinaba who confirmed the incident while briefing newsmen in Kano, said 13 other persons sustained injuries.

He said the attack at Kofar Nasarawa was carried out around 12.05 p.m. by a 16-year-old girl suicide bomber who wanted to cross over to the university.

“The girl loaded herself with explosives and her target was the university and in the course of preventing her from going to the university, she detonated the bomb and injured five policemen.

“Five out of the security personnel stationed at the place sustained injuries, while the girl blew herself off instantly,’’ the police commissioner said.

He added that in the case of the second blast at Zungeru road, the bomb was detonated within the vicinity of the church.

Shinaba said this had led to the killing of five persons while eight others were injured.

“The attack, which was carried out around 1.00 p.m., claimed five persons and injured eight persons,’’ he said.

The police official said three suspects, including a cripple, had also been arrested at Sabon Gari while all the injured were now receiving medical attention in the hospital.

He said investigation had already commenced to unravel the circumstances and those behind the attacks.

Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in the affected areas.

16 Comments

  1. Shao

    July 27, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    OMG I hope they are not using the kidnapped chibok girls for suicide bombing?????? 🙁 🙁 🙁

    • Dora the explorer

      July 27, 2014 at 9:15 pm

      dont you wonder how they knew of her age?

    • Iris

      July 27, 2014 at 10:34 pm

      I’ve been saying it since. If and when we find those girls, some of them may have been converted into terrorists if for no other reason than anger that no one came for them for so long.

  2. bruno

    July 27, 2014 at 6:31 pm

    The first time I heard of female suicide bombers on CNN the first thing that came to my mind was, nigeria will some copy this insanity, fast forward 9 years we have female suicide bombers in nigeria

  3. bruno

    July 27, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    In islam, if a man blows himself up for god, he gets 72 virgins, is it the same with woman, do the female suicide bombers also get 72 male virgins when they reach heaven, cause 72 penises is too much oh. What in god’s name will I use 72 virgin penises to do. Penis penis penis every where. LOL

    • Fan girl

      July 27, 2014 at 7:37 pm

      That’s very untrue about Islam. Research and help your ignorance.

    • bruno

      July 27, 2014 at 8:09 pm

      Religious people like to deceive themselves and ignore some parts of their books, what is “houri” u get 80,000 servants and 72 houri.

    • Fan girl

      July 28, 2014 at 1:16 am

      It is a very weak Hadith and it is not in the Quran itself. It is apparently what someone says they heard. I’m just saying you shouldn’t use that idea to view all Muslims.

  4. nom

    July 27, 2014 at 6:37 pm

    All dis bombing are coming †̥ an end

  5. temibalo

    July 27, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    God help us !!!!

  6. @edDREAMZ

    July 27, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    a.k.a EDWIN CHINEDU AZUBUKO said…
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    God forgive me but it looks like i will be taking a break frm all church activities bcos the game seem not to end and God help me, i dont want to be a victim of boko haram……
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    ***CURRENTLY IN JUPITER***

  7. ade

    July 28, 2014 at 6:41 am

    Incase you have not been watching the news, @edwin chinedu, boko haram atacks public places, not just churches. I sometimes imagine the opposite if we had christians *extremists* who were blowing up mosques and slaughtering muslims for reason of their faith, not because they even offended you. this country will be a war zone! most churches and christians are so selfish chasing money instead of coming together to help fight this issue…..Jesus wont come down to help, we need to make a choice and be selfless. we sit pretty here in the south just hoping it wont get here and throwing parties…..they say what goes around comes around..Lord take control and save your own

  8. ebizy Goodwin

    July 28, 2014 at 8:01 am

    We need too pray for these country nigeria. Killing every were you go.

  9. marlee

    July 28, 2014 at 9:26 am

    the fire within the smoke just look like a human face, does anyone notice? wonder never cease oh.

  10. oluwatoyin faridat

    July 28, 2014 at 9:52 am

    Oh my GOD, Please help my Country Nigeria save us from all dis calamity amen.

  11. Nanzing Binbol

    July 28, 2014 at 11:15 am

    This is the hand work of the kidnaped chibok girls, if the girl exploid herself, how then they knew she is 16years old ? We need to be wise Nigerian’s

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