There has been an explosion on Aba Road in the Sabon Gari area of Kano, leaving several people injured with some feared killed.
Details of the blast and its cause were sketchy as of the time of publication.
But visuals from the scene showed that it affected some buildings and left several injured including school children.
The visuals also confirmed that the blast might have claimed several lives with at least one corpse seen on the floor.
A crowd had gathered right after the blast with some people trying to help the injured and others lamenting the damage.
It has yet to be clear if one of the buildings housed a school, but the visuals showed several schoolchildren being moved away from the scene. One of them was injured.
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