11 killed in Nigerian church attack

by Nov 26, 2012

Abuja, Nov 26 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and 30 injured in Nigeria Sunday after twin explosions rocked a church in Kaduna state, Xinhua reported.

According to the Nigerian army, the explosions hit the St. Andrew Military Protestant Church in Jaji facility in central north Kaduna state of the country.

The first explosion occurred at about 12 p.m. while the second went off 10 minutes later, said an army spokesperson.

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