Sunday, 5 July 2015

Bomb blast in Potiskum

There was a bomb blast today at the Redeemed Christian Church of God along Bauchi road in Potiskum, Yobe State in the North East of Nigeria. Among the victims is a woman, her two children and a pastor.

The bomber suspected to be a male was among those that died in the blast. A resident said the bast went off during the church service and six lives were lost. The Police have also confirmed that 6 people died from the explosion.

The Police Public Relations Officer in Yobe, Toyin Gbadegesin, told News Agnecy of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu that the dead included the suicide bomber.

''A male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at Redeemed Church at Jigawa area of Potiskum, killing five on the spot,'' Mr. Gbadegesin said. '' A female member of the church who sustained injuries also died while receiving treatment in the hospital.''


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