Kano State has been hit by another deadly explosion.
NAIJA NEWS NG learnt that 20 people were injured and several shops razed down. A News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) correspondent who visited the location reported that it happened at the busy area of Sheka quarters, Karshen-Kwalta in Kano.
According to reports, the explosion happened at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday when a cylinder exploded and instantly caught fire.
The fire destroyed the place and about three other shops nearby, including part of a house attached to the shop.
One of the witnesses stated that over 10 people were injured by the incident, mostly those inside the shop and the people living close to the place doing their businesses.
The state police command issued a statement that 20 people were involved, but had been rescued alive and now receiving treatment in hospitals.