At least 8 killed, 20 hurt in Nigeria college blast -police

Source: Reuters - Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:28 GMT
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KANO, Nigeria June 23 (Reuters) - At least eight people were killed and 20 wounded after an explosion ripped through a state college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Monday, a senior police official said.

Adenrele Shinaba, Kano state's police commissioner, also told reporters that police were investigating the blast at the Kano State School of Hygiene.

(Reporting by Nigeria bureau; writing by David Dolan; editing by Mark Heinrich)

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