There was an explosion in Sabon Gari Kano state today, May 17, 2022. Some say it is a suspected terrorist bombing, but some reports reads that the explosions came from gas.
Whether the explosion came from the terrorists or from gas explosion, it has claimed the lives of 4 persons and leave many injured, according to a statement by CP Samaila Dikko, who is the Kano State Commissioner of Police.
He visited the scene of the unfortunate incident. He said;
“It is not a bomb explosion; it’s a gas cylinder. There is a welder here and he was the first victim of the situation,” the CP stated.
“As of now, one female and three males have been killed. All the security agencies are here. The Civil Defence, Brigade commander, Air Force, myself and the director, DSS, are all on ground.
“We will extend our investigation and at the end of the day we will come out with exactly what happened.” he added.
Meanwhile, the area had been cordoned off by a combined team of security agencies, including Police, DSS, Civil Defence Corps.
A rescue team from National Emergency Management Agency, Federal Fire Service and Federal Road Safety Corp were also on ground to evacuate injured victims.