domingo, 28 de abril de 2013

Two suicide car bombs kill nine at military church in Nigeria

Two suicide car bombs were detonated at a church inside the Jaji military barracks in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state on Sunday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens, a military source said. "A Kia branded car drove into the church premises ... and detonated," a military source who witnessed the bombings told Reuters, asking not to be named. "Then an ash-coloured Toyota Camry drove in and exploded while people came to help after the first bomb. Most people died from the second blast," he said. "I saw five bodies and scores injured," a military officer who witnessed the bombing told Reuters, asking not to be named. "A car drove into the church premises ... then detonated the bomb," one of the military officers told Reuters, asking not to be named. The National Emergency Agency confirmed there had been an explosion inside the barracks and said it was "likely at a worship centre". Kaduna state in northern Nigeria has been the target of several bomb attacks this year, including on churches. Some have been claimed by Islamist sect Boko Haram, a group which has killed hundreds in an insurgency this year.
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