Updated:Multiple bomb blasts hit churches in Zaria,Kaduna..fighting errupts



 

(Picture left,file copy of  a blast scene)

Multiple bomb blasts have occurred in Zaria Kaduna state this morning.It was learnt that one of the explosions took place  at ECWA Church  in  Wusasa .Another occurred at a atholic church  in Sabon Gari Zaria.The two powerful blasts occurred simultaneously at Wusasa and Sabon Gari.

A reported said Wusasa ECWA church was completely blasted with people still inside holding their church service.A  witness said an aircraft was sighted hovering over the church before the blast. Strangely,all the soldiers earlier stationed in the area were evacuated 24 hours before the blast.Security men arrived 4o minutes afterward and they allegedly fired sporadically into the air .They also arrested a suspected passer-by.

Latest reports said there was yet another explosion at Shalom Church Trikania area of Kaduna state.And this has been  followed by reports of revenge attacks in parts of Kaduna metropolis eyewitnesses said.Consequently,there have been  reports that the Kaduna -Abuja express road has been  blocked by angry youth.This development led people to send messages on social media urging travellers to avoid Abuja-Kaduna road now.

 

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