A bomb exploded this evening in Kano killing several and others injured.
The explosion which occurred this evening where people were about closing activities for the day.
The bomb went off near NNPC filling station along maiduguri road in the area of Hotoro in Kano.
Out of the seven dead victims, three are said to be policemen who were guarding the facility at the time of the attack.
The Commissioner of Police in the state, Adenrele Shinaba, confirmed the attack.
A combined team of soldiers and policemen, as well as firefighters, were seen moving in a convoy to the cordon off the area.