JUST IN: Many Injured As Man Sets Kano Mosque On Fire During Prayers

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A mosque at Laraba Abasawa in Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State has been set on fire by an unidentified man, with many worshippers sustaining injury.
Naija News learnt that the incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday.

According to Daily Trust, members of the community were observing the ‘Subh’ prayer when the arsonist struck.

A member of the community who spoke on the incident said the unidentified man locked the mosque after setting it on fire, adding it took the intervention of people to rescue the victims.

The source said, “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, who reportedly sustained severe injuries, have been rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano.

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