Friday, 19 September 2014

Latest Reports: Bomb Scare In Kano Polytechnic

Latest reports say there was a bomb scare in Kano Polytechnic and Aminu Kano School of Legal studies both situated in Kano, northern Nigeria. According to Vanguard report, the incident, which occurred around 12:20pm on Friday, 19 September, 2014, caused pandemonium that resulted into students of the two tertiary institutions scampering for safety. It was gathered that the polytechnic share fence with the school of legal studies. As at the time of compiling this report, details of the incident are still being expected. An attempt to get confirmation of the incident from the police commissioner in Kano State, Adelere Shinaba, has not been successful. However, NewsRescue reports that some students of the institutions stated that they saw some men coming from the back of their campus. According o the report, the students claimed they heard gunshots. It was gathered that the confusion that ensued afterward caused students in the School of management studies to run for cover. Below are some of the photos from the scene of the incident at the Aminu Kano School of Legal studies: This tragic incident is happening less than 48 hours after bomb attacks at the Federal College of Education in Kano was reported to have left about 20 people dead and dozens injured. Though no group has claimed responsibility for the attacks, many people believe it might be carried out by the Islamist group Boko Haram. The militants have claimed responsibility for similar attacks in the past and it is believed to have killed no fewer than 5,000 people across Nigeria through their terror attacks since 2009. Previous attacks on education institutions in Kano included the School of Hygiene attack that happened on 23 June, 2014, where eight people were reported dead. Also, the bomb attack at the Kano Islamic College For Legal Studies which occurred on 30 July, 2014, where six people were reportedly killed. @Last├čornNews(0706042836)

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