Twenty persons have been confirmed killed in a bomb explosion recorded around Sabon Gari area of Zaria, Kaduna State a few moments ago.
Sabon Gari is one of the crowded areas of the ancient Zaria city. The explosion occurred at the Government Lodge in Zaria.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai confirmed the death toll in his twitter handle.
El-rufai asks residents of the town to be vigilant and to avoid crowded places like markets, mosques, churches, motor parks, etc in the next few weeks around the state.