5 dead, many injured in Easter car bombing in central Nigeria city of Kaduna, emergency official says #nigeria—
Rohit Sharma (@RohitCNN) April 08, 2012
A car bomb exploded in Kaduna, Nigeria early Easter morning. The explosion reportedly killed five and severely injured many others.
“A suicide bomber in a vehicle was moving towards the ECWA Church and the All Nations Christian Assembly,” said Tony Udo, a Kaduna resident.
“Security agents accosted and repelled him. While he was driving away, the bomb went off at Junction Road, near the Stadium roundabout, killing the bomber and some commercial motorcyclists,” Udo told Reuters.
“The blast from the bomb also shattered the windows of the church, some nearby houses and vehicles parked nearby. The area has been condoned off by security agents,” Udo added.