Updated: Man sets mosque ablaze during prayers in Kano (photos)

A man who is yet to be identified has set fire to a mosque in Laraba Abasawa, Gezawa Local Government Area of Kano State.

According to the Daily Trust, the incident occurred early Wednesday morning and harmed worshippers.

Members of the community were observing the ‘Subh’ prayer when the arsonist struck.

According to a member of the community who asked not to be named, “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 serious injuries, have been rushed to Murtala Muhammad Specialist Hospital in Kano.

Details later…

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