Three killed in Nigeria church suicide bombing

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 09:24

Abuja: At least three people were killed and 22 injured in a suicide bombing at a Catholic church in Nigeria, officials said.

The explosion rocked the St. John`s parish in Wunti area of northern Bauchi state during the Sunday morning mass, Xinhua reported.

Rescue officials at the scene of the incident said the three corpses included that of the suicide bomber, a female adult and a child.

Officials said the toll may increase.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

In a previous attack on a church in June, 12 people were killed when a suicide bomber from the Boko Haram group blew himself up in the northern city of Bauchi.

IANS



First Published: Monday, September 24, 2012 - 09:24

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