Bloody Tuesday! 21 dead and still counting
Multiple suicide bombings in Kano State and Potiskum, the commercial capital of Yobe State on Tuesday has left about 21 persons dead while many more sustained various degrees of injuries.
In the Kano incident, two suicide bombers killed many passengers and hawkers at the Kano Line motor park on Zaria Road in Kano.
Police commissioner in the state, Ibrahim Idris, who confirmed the blast, said 12 people died, including the two suicide bombers.
In Potiskum, about ten persons lost their lives in a suicide bombing at a motor park.
A resident of the town, Ali Mohammed, who spoke on the telephone, said corpses were still being retrieved from the bus station but “at present ten corpses have been picked.”
He added that the male suicide bomber pretended to be a passenger in a vehicle still loading at the motor park along the Kano Road in the town.
The bomb was detonated in the bus by the suicide bomber, killing the bomber and nine others.
The incident happened at about 11.45am in the Toyota bus, marked Kano XA 592 GBT.
On Sunday, five persons were killed by a female suicide bomber at a phone market in the town, following an explosion, which also injured 40 persons.
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February 25, 2015 at 6:38 am
Death to the enemies of Nigeria. Shame on them. to what end?
February 25, 2015 at 7:33 am
Why do we have losing lives by the hands of these cold bloods? So sad. It’s now become a way of life
February 25, 2015 at 4:02 pm
a way of life? it’s not an acceptable norm! trust me, a lot of peeps are quiet because its not directly affecting them. It’s not our culture. these niccurs have sworn to turn this country to ruble.
February 25, 2015 at 7:46 am
where is this country going?
February 25, 2015 at 4:01 pm
i think it’s headed up North in the dumpster.
February 26, 2015 at 9:42 am
we better keep praying for God interventions on this great country
February 27, 2015 at 6:15 am
*heaves a sigh*
February 27, 2015 at 9:59 am
February 25, 2015 at 8:41 am
Lord have mercy…
April 1, 2015 at 12:51 am
To those who claim Buhari is Boko Haram, why are the bombs still going off? Tells you something.
April 15, 2015 at 3:33 pm
too many wahala…