PHOTOS: The Sokoto Suicide Attack (GRAPHIC)

Suicide bombers of the Islamist militant sect Boko Haram today attacked two police stations in Sokoto metropolis.

At first a suicide bomber driving a Golf Volkswagen car rigged with bombs to the gate of the Central Police station used the car to force the gate open and then drove directly to the main building housing the Assistant Inspector General of Police before detonating the car bomb.

The attacked affected the offices of the zonal command of the Nigerian police force at Marina killing a police officer and injuring several others.

Another bomber also bombed Unguwar Rogo Police station in the metropolis.

Below are some of the pictures taken after the attack:

The Sokoto suicide attack in pictures

Sokoto blast

Sokoto blast

Debris of AIG office building

An amputated hand of the alleged suicide bomber

An amputated hand of the alleged suicide bomber

Scene of attack

Scene of attack

The building was badly hit

The building was badly hit

Sokoto blast

Sokoto blast

The building was badly hit

The building was badly hit

Pictures courtesy of SaharaReporters.

  1. Anonymous Reply

    Allh yakawomana karshe tashin hankali akasarmu

  2. Garba Umar B/kebbi Reply

    Nigerian should be pacient,all these attacks should be a history one day,and the secrete behind it will be revealed,let’s keep praying to Allah,the only that can revealed everythigg.It’s too early to be pointing finger to eachother.

  3. Abdalla Reply

    Remeble all what is happining d last is coming btw u an Allah 4 killing ppls just likedat

  4. Mbadamasy Reply

    Allah kasa mucika da imani domin shuwagabaninmu basu daukemu komaiba Allah yaqara kare musulmai bakidaya


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