Sunday, 17 June 2012

Explosions kill 25 people in Kaduna

Today (17th June,2012), sucide bombers have attacked four churches killing a total of about 25 people in the process and leaving about 80 people injured as we celebrate fathers day
Really sad.....

10 people were killed in the Christ Catholic church, Kaduna


Following reports of violence, the government imposed a 24-hour curfew to prevent the situation from going out of hand.

In all, two churches were attacked in Kaduna city while another two were bombed in a nearby Zaria city.

Red Cross officials in the city said in a church located in Zaria town, most of those killed or wounded were children.
 
At least 25 people have been killed in the violence, initial estimates by officials said.

In the first attack, a bomber tried to drive a Honda Accord SUV into an Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) auditorium but was stopped by security men causing his bomb to explode at the entrance, killing some persons and the bomber, Spokesman of Nigerian police Frank Mba said.

Eyewitnesses at another scene of attack said a bomber drove into KC church in Zaria, killing several people including children and students of a nearby polytechnic. 
Though no one has cklaimed responsibility, it is suspected to be the islamic sect Boko-Haram

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