Car bomb explosion kills 4 in northern Nigeria


A car bomb explosion in a busy street in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano has killed at least four people.The deadly blast hit a predominantly Christian area of the Sabon Gari, known as the foreign quarter, late on Sunday.Kano’s Police Commissioner Adelere Shinaba told reporters that the blast occurred at about 2200 (2100 GMT). The victims were “three men and a girl of about 12,” he announced, adding that the bomber himself was also killed.No person or group has claimed responsibility for the blast, but Nigerian officials have often put the blame on Takfiri Boko Haram militants for similar attacks in the past.

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