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Scores Killed, Injured In Church Attack In Bauchi State

June 04 2012


A suicide bomber has attacked a church in a suburb of Bauchi, the capital of the northern Nigerian Bauchi state, killing at least nine people and injuring 53 others, reports the Daily Trust (Abuja).

The state police commissioner said a roadblock set up by security forces prevented the bomber from reaching his target, during the attack on Sunday. He refused to stop at the roadblock and hit a security gate, causing the bomb to detonate.

The blast caused part of the church...

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