By Obinna Odenigbo
The multiple blasts were targeted at the early morning Christian worshippers at Theatre Two near Sport Complex, old Campus of the institution.
A member of the rescue team who pleaded anonymity told Vanguard that, “we have recovered 14 dead bodies so far and transfer same to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital.”
The source explained that scores of others including women and children were injured and taken to Hospitals for medical attention.
An eyewitness said those who survived the blast ran into a ring of fire coming out of unknown gunmen that had taken position round the church building.
JTF spokesman Lt. Ikediche Iweha confirmed the incident but refused to comment on the number of casualties, rather, he referred Vanguard to the University authority.
When contacted, the university’s Public Relation Officer, Malam Zaharadeen confirmed the attack saying 7 worshipper were killed with scores injured.
While confirming the incident, the Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria, Kano chapter, Rev Ransom Bello expressed fear that dozens might have been affected.
According to Bello “the Commissioner of Police has put me on notice about the ugly incident in BUK old campus but yet to confirm the casualty figure’
At the time of this report, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.