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Explosion Rocks Kano Leaving Scores Injured

 An explosion has occurred at Sheka Quarters, Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State, injuring at least, 20 persons.

According to reports, the incident happened at about 8 pm on Thursday, as a result of a gas explosion at a Liquefied Petroleum Gas refilling shop in the area. The explosion also left many shops destroyed.

Further reports reveal that the gas exploded due to a fire that started when a fish seller was frying fish near the gas refilling shop.

The Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Fire Service, Saminu Yusuf, confirmed the incident.

He said the 20 affected persons were rescued alive and taken to the hospital for treatment.

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