Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Nigerian terrorist bombs part of church

Approximately 15 killed in blast orchestrated by radical Islamist group
Sunday's car bombing occurred near a church on the outskirts of the northern city of Bauchi. Reuters.
Christian persecution continues in Nigeria after a suicide car bomber killed 15 and injuring approximately 30 more outside a church in Nigerian city of Bauchi. Aljazeera reports that the bomber was working for the terrorist group Boko Haram:
"We thank God for giving us victory. We successfully carried out a suicide bombing on a church at Yelwa in Bauchi state," an emailed statement from Abu Qaqa, Boko Haram's spokesman, said.
This is the first attack from Boko Haram has taken credit for since April 26, where the group organized suicide bombing killing seven people at the offices the Nigerian newspaper ThisDay.

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