Hospital: Explosions Kill 24 in Northern Nigeria

A hospital official says the death toll from a series of bombings in the northern Nigerian city of Kano has doubled to 24.

The blasts occurred late Monday near a bar in the predominantly Christian Sabon Gari area of the city.

Earlier reports put the death toll at 12, but a spokesman for Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital in Kano said Tuesday that 24 bodies had been brought to the hospital’s mortuary.

He said at least three people were being treated for injuries.

There was no immediate claim …