For the fourth time in less than a week, a female suicide bomber on Wednesday detonated explosive devices on the campus of the Kano State Polytechnic, killing herself and no fewer than six students.
The victims were students who had gathered in front of a notice board to check for information concerning results and the National Youth Service scheme.
Earlier in the week, a suicide bomber had struck at the NNPC Mega Station along Hotoro Quarters while a church and a shopping mall in the city were also hit on Sunday.
While confirming the incident, spokesman of the Kano State Police Command, Magaji Majiya said ” a female teenager blew herself up at about 2:30pm and she was targeting the students of Kano state Polytechnic. The area has been cordoned off and investigation has commenced”, he said. Majiya said the bomber and two students died while seven others were injured and have been taken to the hospital.