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Police confirm death toll in Kano school terror attack, kills 2 terrorists

By News Express on 18/09/2014

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The Police Headquarters in Abuja has given details of yesterday afternoon’s terror attack at the Federal College of Education, Kano, North-West Nigeria, confirming 15 casualties and the death of two terrorists.

Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. CP Emmanuel Ojukwu, said in a statement that the incident happened “at about 1530hrs” when “two armed men detonated Improvised Explosive devices at the lecture Hall” of the school located along Zaria Road in the Kano State capital.

“Thereafter, they began sporadic shooting outside the premises. Police team from a nearby Tactical Operations Point responded and shot dead the two (2) insurgents. Their AK 47 rifles were recovered,” Ojukwu said in the statement.

He added that “On examination of the scene of the explosion, fifteen (15) dead bodies were recovered, while thirty-four (34) injured were taken to hospital for treatment. The Police has sealed the scene of crime and commenced investigation.”

Source News Express

Posted 18/09/2014 12:10:41 PM

 

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