Fresh Blast in Kano Leaves Many Injured

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Updated December 23, 2012

Bomb explosion has hit Agangra beer market in Badawa area of Kano metropolis killing unconfirmed number of people, injuring many.

This is coming barely 24 hours after two coordinated bomb attacks which targeted the offices of two major telecoms providers Airtel and MTN at the  Malam Kato Square area of the ancient city, leaving three people dead, a security officer and the two suicide bombers.

Residents say the bomb which was kept inside a carton went off at about 7:45 this evening.

So far, there is no verified report on the number of casualties, but Agangara is a densely populated area of Badawa comprising of residential buildings and a number of drinking bars.

More details as we get them.