Information reaching 247ureports.com indicates that an explosion has rocked the city of Kano at a junction along the popular textile market in the commercial city this morning at 9am. The explosion struck the junction where the operatives of Joint Task Force [JTF] had set up a security checkpoint. The checkpoint is located near a Mosque.
The checkpoint was set up last week against the protest of the textile merchants.
The bomb explosion was said to not pack the gravitas of a major explosion. Unofficial statement by eyewitness account indicate that three people may have died as a result of the bombing.
The textile market comprises of predominantly northern traders.