Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Breaking News: Scores Killed As Bomb Blast, Gunshots Rock Federal College of Education (FCE) Kano
At least 15 students of the Federal College of Education, Kano, were killed in a suicide bomb attack in the institution on Wednesday, while 34 others were seriously injured.
The Nation gathered that some people suspected to be terrorists had scaled the fence into the institution and started shooting randomly before two suicide bombers entered one of the classrooms in the college.
One of the suicide bombers detonated the bomb which consumed him and killed the students. The other bomber went into the premises of the school and set himself ablaze, but nobody was killed or injured as the students had already scampered to safety.
The state’s Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderenle Shinaba, who was at the scene of the incident, confirmed that 15 student were killed, while 34 others were seriously injured.
He said, “At about 1:30pm on Wednesday, some unidentified people climbed the fence of the Federal College of Education, Kano, and jumped into the school premises, where they started shooting sporadically to scare the students. Eventually one of the two suicide bombers gained entrance into one of the classrooms and set himself ablaze, killing 15 of the students and wounded 34 of them.
“The other suicide bomber went to an open space where he set himself ablaze, but most of the students have scampered to safety and nobody was injured. Only the suicide bomber died. “
He disclosed that two AK 47 rifles were recovered from the scene.