Bomb blast hits church in Nigeria's Jos, authorities say

March 11, 2012 12:56

LAGOS - A bomb blast struck a Catholic church in the volatile central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, causing unknown numbers of casualties, witnesses and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said.

"NEMA officials are on the scene of a suspected suicide explosion at Finber's Catholic Church, Rayfield, Jos. They are about to evacuate victims to hospital," NEMA spokesman Yushau Shuaib said.

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