Unknown gunmen on Wednesday attacked two schools - Ja’en Primary School and Farawa Islamiyya School, both in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.
An eyewitness told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident happened at about 10.30pm.
He said the gunmen went to Ja’en Primary School and ordered the security guards to leave, before they planting Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).
“The blast affected about 10 vehicles parked in the school and two houses in the area,” the eyewitness said.
NAN learnt that the police were able to defuse the bomb planted at Farawa Islamiyya School.
The Joint Task Force (JTF) spokesman, Lt. Ikedichi Iweha, confirmed the incident, but declined further comments.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Magaji Majiya, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) also confirmed the incident, adding that the police bomb disposal unit had recovered one IED at Ja’en Primary School.