2 bombs exploded during christmas church service at a Catholic church today in Madalla, Suleja, Niger state. The number of casualties is yet unknown.
The Christmas day congregation at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla near Abuja in Niger State were caught up in a bomb blast that is said to have killed several people.
Over 12 vehicles were destroyed in the blast.
According to Sahara Reporters,
Eyewitnesses said a massive bomb was driven by a suicide bomber in a BMW car a second car rigged with a bomb was parked at the premises of the church. The first explosion happened around 8: 30 AM as church members left the church premises after the christmas day mass.
Soldiers, police and road safety officials have taken over the premises of the church but angry youths in the area have prevented them from taking away dead bodies.
Please find below a news clip from Al Jazeera on the incident.
Please pray for our Nation! May God continue to protect us!
Our prayers are with the families involved!