It was learnt that the explosion that rock Kaduna this afternoon was from a bomb concealed in a red Volkswagen golf car. The bomb went off this afternoon July 23rd along Alkali road which leads to the popular Murtala Square in Central Kaduna killing at least 15 people.
An observer who speak to the media said, the bomb went off as a prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, drove past the road. They believe the bomb was targeted at his convoy but according to witnesses, the cleric escaped unhurt while passersby were killed.
The cleric is said to be an outspoken critic of Boko Haram and was on his way to the Murtala Square when the bomb went off.