13 Students, Two Attackers Killed As Explosion Rocks FCE Kano [UPDATE]

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A series of bomb explosions have rocked the Federal College of Education, Kano, killing scores and leaving several others injured, eyewitnesses and residents have said.

The explosions, which occurred at the school located in the Kabuga area of Kano State, was followed by sporadic gunshots at about 1.30pm.

According to eyewitness accounts, the suspected Boko Haram gunmen stormed the institution Wednesday killing a security guard stationed at the main entrance before throwing IEDs at students and shot those who tried to escape.

Security officials have already cordoned off the area as emergency workers have mobilised to the scene.

Details later…

***UPDATE***
The Kano State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Aderenle Shinaba has disclosed that no fewer than 15 people were killed Wednesday after armed men stormed the Federal College of Education, Kano.

The dead include 13 students and two of the armed attackers. About 47 people were also injured in the attack, the police said.

According to Mr. Shinaba, the attackers were shot dead by security agents during a gun fight.

Explains to journalists at the school what happened, the police boss said: “What happened was that we detected some suspicious movements of some people and we trailed them only for them to open fire around the school resulting to them gaining entry into the premises and started throwing bombs”.

He said two AK47 rifles have been recovered.

Meanwhile, security has been beefed up in Kano metropolis as armed soldiers patrol the streets, taking positions at strategic locations.

 

3 COMMENTS

  1. Rubbish,why were the terrorist not shot on their legs and get them captured.You trailed them,they shot and gained access to the school,what quick and preventive measure did you take b4 the bomb started the havoc?now 13 students dead,oh what a useless security network we have here.#20 notes have wiped off all security training they have from their head.Rubbish.

  2. Mr truth abi wot u call urself……sori to say sir u’re not Mr truth u suppose to call urself Mr lier or politics. U’re talk under sumtim, we Nigerian are very disppointed in u. Instead 4 u to sell Gud job to our militry man to giv Dem counrage u starting abuse Dem it unfair ……its easy Na u don’t take ur family to face boko haram? U’re talk as if u’re not human being.

  3. nigerian police u realy big pool liers it is lie they are not the one who kill the bombers it is the bomb dat they a carrying expolode and kill them police never come to the plc since after they finished there opration an go and the soja self when they come they shut some student on leg coz they throu pure water on them but they never tell it to media 2 bad Nigeria

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