Kano Motor Park Bombing: Boko Haram Kills 4 In Sabon Gari, Bomb Exploded From Fridge

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July 24, 2014 – Kano Motor Park Bombing: Boko Haram Kills 4 In Sabon Gari, Bomb Exploded From Fridge

At least 4 people died this afternoon at a Motor Park in Sabon Gari area of Kano when a low-profile IED exploded.

Security personnel and Park Task Force officials have removed the bodies of the victims, including unspecified number of people who got injured at the New Park Luxury.

According to eyewitness account, the bomb exploded at about 3:00 p.m. when a Luxury bus marked Ifeanyi Chukwu Motors was loading passengers.

Kano State Police spokesman, Magaji Majiya said the explosion was caused by a bomb that targeted travelers at the Sabon Gari park. The bomber hid it inside a fridge and placed the fridge on a cart, and detonated it close to a luxurious bus at about 3:00 pm (1500 GMT) at the New Motor Park.

One bus affected by the blast is with registration number KTT 164 XA and owned by Ifeanyi Chukwu Industrial Services. The bus was loading passengers heading to Port Harcourt at the time of the blast.

See photos from the explosion below