`Suicide bomber` in Nigeria`s Kaduna city kills at least 25

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 20:57

Kano: A suicide bomb today in the north Nigeria city of Kaduna killed at least 25 people, in what appeared to be an assassination attempt targeting a cleric who has criticised Boko Haram, police said.

"We have recorded a blast which is apparently a suicide blast targeting the convoy of Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi," who escaped unhurt, Kaduna police chief Umar Shehu said. "Twenty-five people have so far been confirmed dead," he added.


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First Published: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 20:57

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