Fifteen dead, 34 injured in Kano college attack – Police

Nigeria PoliceThe police on Wednesday confirmed 15 dead and 34 injured in the attack on the Federal College of Education in Kano.

A statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, reads: “Today 17/9/2014 at about 1530hrs, two armed men detonated Improvised Explosive devices at the lecture Hall of Federal College of Education, Zaria Road, Kano.

“Thereafter, they began sporadic shooting outside the premises. Police team from a nearby Tactical Operations Point responded and shot dead the two (2) insurgents.

“Their AK 47 rifles were recovered. On examination of the scene of the explosion, fifteen (15) dead bodies were recovered, while thirty-four (34) injured were taken to hospital for treatment.

“The Police has sealed the scene of crime and commenced investigation.”