Muslim jihadists attacked a university campus called Kano’s Federal College of Education, in Nigeria. The attackers were holding firearms and began opening fire; one of the guards returned fire, and when his bullet his an attacker, the explosives on his body detonated and blew up.
Kano police commissioner Adelere Shinaba said
They were obviously suicide bombers. One of our officers shot at one of the gunmen and the explosives on him went off, killing him on the spot
According to a report:
Students and staff fled Kano’s Federal College of Education as shots rang out and an explosion shook the campus at about 2 p.m. (1300 UTC).
According to the AFP news agency, at least 13 people were killed and 34 injured as police fought a battle with the suspected Boko Haram attackers.