Man sets Kano mosque ablaze during morning prayer

Man sets Kano mosque ablaze during morning prayer

A man whose identity is not yet known has set a mosque on
fire at Laraba Abasawa in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State.


According to Daily Trust, the incident occurred in the early
hours of Wednesday, and left worshippers injured.


The paper reported that members of the community were
observing the ‘Subh’ prayer when the incident happened.


A member of the community, who asked not to be named,
narrated that “the man used petrol and lit fire while the people, about 40 of
them, were praying. He locked the mosque after the fire.


“It took time for people outside to get aware of the
incident and rescue the victims who were struggling to break out.”


At least 20 worshippers said to have sustained serious
injuries have been rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano.

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