4 killed in suicide bomb blast near Kano textile market in northern Nigeria

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Nigerian police say four people were killed when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in the northern city of Kano.

State Police commissioner Aderenle Shinaba said the explosions happened in the busy Kantin Kwari textile market located in the center of the city. The casualty figure does not include the suicide bombers.

Shinaba said seven people were injured.

An eyewitness, Abdulsalam Kabir, said the two female bombers were disguised as customers and witnesses became suspicious about their attire.