Explosion feared in Sabon Gari, Kano

   Explosion feared in Sabon Gari, Kano   As an explosion rocks the Sabon Gari area of Kano, many deaths are feared to have occurred.  On Aba Road in the Sabon Gari neighborhood of Kano, there was an explosion that caused multiple persons to sustain injuries, and it is thought that some of those injured were killed.

The explosion and what caused it are still a mystery, but images taken at the scene reveal that it damaged numerous buildings and injured a number of people, including children who were attending school.


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Explosion feared in Sabon Gari, Kano


At least one dead body can be seen lying on the ground, which provides further evidence that the explosion was responsible for the loss of multiple lives.

Almost immediately after the explosion, a large crowd had assembled, with some individuals attempting to assist the injured and others bemoaning the damage.

“Explosion Not In A School,” the sign read.

The first images from the location of the explosion showed a number of youngsters being led away from the scene of the incident. One of them sustained an injury. As a result of this, people began to theorize that the explosion took place in a school.

On the other hand, the government of Kano State has stated that this is not the case.

Muhammad Garba, the state’s Commissioner for Information, issued a statement saying that the explosion took place in an animal feed business that is directly across the street from the school.

There has been much conjecture over the origin of the explosion, with some sources suggesting that it was caused by a bomb.




The commissioner, on the other hand, stated that the investigation into what caused the explosion and the damage it caused was still ongoing.

According to him, an investigation has been launched to figure out what caused it, what effect it would have, and what steps need to be taken next.

He urged on everyone in the state, particularly those residing in the area where the incident occurred to be calm while the administration works with competent agencies on the subject.

He warned the general public against disseminating information that had not been independently verified and assured them that the government will keep them informed of any new information regarding this topic as it becomes available.



Sabon Gari Quarters in Kano State was the location of an explosion that resulted in multiple deaths and countless injuries.

The sad event that took place was witnessed by our correspondent who was present at the scene. He saw over five persons being rescued from the debris caused by the explosion.

An eyewitness stated that he observed a young man strolling on the road when suddenly something exploded, either on him or from the building. This is despite the fact that many individuals are believed to be buried beneath the debris of the impacted house, which is located next to a primary school.

Neither the officials in charge of security nor the National Emergency Management Agency have made any statements regarding the cause of the explosion; however, it has already been reported that several people have been killed, and a great number of others are still feared to be buried alive under the debris of the exploded house.

Muhammad Alhassan, the head of the Department of Security Service (DSS) in the state, and Samaila Shuaibu Diko, the police commissioner, were both present at the scene of the incident.

Military personnel, members of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), and personnel from other organizations were also there.

The government of Kano State has disputed that there was an attack on the school, stating instead that an animal pet store was the target of the explosion, which caused the establishment to be demolished.

According to Muhammad Garba, the state Commissioner for Information, the administration is attempting to determine the cause of the explosion in addition to the extent of the damage and the number of people who were killed or injured.

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