Monday, 11 June 2012

Gunmen, Suicide Bomber Attack Churches in Jos, Biu

The Plateau state commissioner for Information, Yiljab Abraham, has confirmed that 3 people, including the suicide bomber, died in the blast while 41 others sustained injuries.

The blast happened at Christ Chosen Church, Jos.

The wounded are receiving treatment at Bingham University Teaching Hospital, BUTH, and Plateau State Specialist Hospital, one of them remembered hearing a loud bang before the church collapsed.

Yiljab Abraham said the state government is saddened by the development which has constituted a setback to the plateau peace process. 

Plateau state police commissioner, Emmanuel Ayeni, also conformed the incident.

The press came under attack from the angry mob who attacked any branded vehicle belonging to any media organization.

Stv news crew narrowly escaped the mob after opting to delay movement to the scene.

Nta and channels television were however not so lucky as they had their vehicles vandalized by the youth.

Even the police commissioner was denied access to the scene by the angry mob. 

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