BREAKING NEWS: Multiple bomb blasts in Kano

Multiple explosions have rocked Kano, the biggest city in northern Nigeria.

The explosions were witnessed by the residents of Sabon Gari in Kano state around 9pm local time.

The death toll in the explosions that rocked Sabongari area of Kano on Monday has risen to 12, military spokesman, Captain Ikedichi Iweha, said on Tuesday.

Mr. Iweha said in a statement that others who sustained injuries had been taken to the hospital for treatment.

According to the statement, “12 persons were confirmed to have died from both incidences, while a couple of others who sustained various degrees of injuries were rushed to hospital for medical attention”.

The police confirmed that two explosive devices were set off along Igbo Enugu Road at a drinking spot, while another was set off at New Road where some residents were playing snooker late on Monday evening.

May the soul of the departed rest in peace.