UPDATE: Kano Govt. Reveals Cause Of School Expl0sion, Casualties | DETAILS
At least four persons have been confirmed dead from the Tuesday expl0sion that hit Winners Secondary school along Aba Road in Sabon Gari area of Fagge Local Government, Kano State.
The expl0sion affected parts of the private school building and a residential building.
Some injured school children have been rescued and are receiving medical attention while the search for trapped victims is still on by operatives of the National Emergency Management Agency and Fire service.
According to the Kano state government, the expl0sion did not occur in the school, rather at an animal feed store opposite the school.
Clarifying reports, the state Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, said 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.
On the other hand, an eyewitness told Vanguard that they saw when a male suici-de b0mber detonated an expl0sive on the street and the expl0sion affected the building adjacent to the school.
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