Blast in north Nigeria`s Kano a `suicide attack`, four dead: Police

Four people were killed, including a young girl, in a suicide car bomb attack in the north Nigerian city of Kano on Sunday, the city`s police commissioner said.

AFP| Updated: May 19, 2014, 05:01 AM IST

Kano: Four people were killed, including a young girl, in a suicide car bomb attack in the north Nigerian city of Kano on Sunday, the city`s police commissioner said.

"At about 2200 (2100 GMT), we heard an explosion and immediately mobilised to the scene where we discovered a suicide bomber... five people, including the bomber, were killed," Adelere Shinaba told reporters, adding that the victims were "three men and a girl of about 12".

Shinaba said it was too early to say who was responsible for the attack, which happened in the busy Sabon Giri district of the city.