The suicide bomber, it was learnt concealed the Improvised Explosive Device, IED, in her hijab and joined the bank customers on a queue to make withdrawals from one of the bank’s ATMs before the bomb exploded, killing 14 people and also leaving the bank premises shattered. Continue below to also see photos from the explosion. Viewers discretion is strictly advised please.
The Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre, Azare, Dr. Abdullahi Ibrahim, gave the actual figures from the unfortunate incident as 14 dead, 37 injured persons when he confirmed 14 people were brought in dead and 37 were brought in wounded.
He also said 16 other victims were still on admission, while others were referred to Malam Aminu Kano University Teaching Hospital, Kano because the victims had brain injuries.