The bomber targeted youths who were looking at a notice board for national youth service in Kano Polytechnic, the source said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although militant group Boko Haram, which is fighting for an Islamic state in religiously-mixed Nigeria, has repeatedly bombed Kano as it radiates attacks outwards from its northeast heartlands.
Using female suicide bombers in the city appears to be a new tactic of Boko Haram, although they have used them on occasion for years in the northeast.
Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at a trade show and a petrol station in Kano on Monday, killing one other person and injuring at least six others.
On Sunday, a female suicide bomber killed herself but no one else while trying to target police officers. (Continue Reading.)
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Four Suicide Bombings by Muslim Women in One Week in Kano, Nigeria (American Feminists Still Silent)
Boko Haram has sent four female suicide bombers to their deaths in Kano in the past week. These women are often raped and then told that they can only regain their honor by carrying out a suicide attack for Allah. Where's the outrage?