Six killed in series of blasts in Nigeria's Kano city

A series of explosions that rocked Nigeria's second city of Kano on Monday killed six people and injured six others, the area police chief told AFP.

"We have had some explosions in Sabon Gari this evening," Kano state Police Commissioner Musa Daura said, referring to the neighbourhood previously targetted by Boko Haram Islamists. "I can confirm six dead and six others injured."