Two Professors Among 15 Dead In Bayero University Kano Bombing

Bayero University Kano was bombed today in a blast which has so far claimed 15 lives including those of two University professors.

According to Vanguard Newspapers:

Two professors were killed in the Sunday morning multiple blasts that rocked St Stephen Catholic Chaplain, Bayero University, Kano.

Vanguard gathered that the dons, Prof Ayodele of the Chemistry Department and Prof Andrew Leo of the Library Department, were among worshippers  attacked at Theatre Two near Sport Complex, old Campus of the institution.

The university’s Public Relation Officer, Malam Zaharadeen, confirmed the death of the professors.

A member of the rescue team who pleaded anonymity told Vanguard that, “we have recovered 14 dead bodies so far and transfer same to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital.”

An eyewitness said those who survived the blasts ran into a ring of fire coming out of unknown gunmen that had taken position round the church building.

At the time of this report, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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