A mosque near the Emir’s palace in Kano has been bombed, reports reaching us from the ancient indicate.
The explosion occurred just when Muslim faithful in the city were about to observe the Friday J’umaat prayers at the Kano Central Mosque.
Imam of the mosque, Sani Zahradeen, was just about to start his sermon when the attack took place.
Several persons around the mosque were feared dead by the bomb blast, while many others were seriously injured.
The explosion caused serious pandemonium as people ran to safety.
Police have already condoned off the scene of the blast.