Barely Less than 24 hours after Boko Haram Church Attack, Twin Bomb Explosion Reported in Yobe, Nigeria Killing at Least 44!
Barely 24 hours after the occurrence of a Boko Haram attack at a Redeemed Christian Church of God in Yobe, Nigeria which left six dead including the suicide bomber, click here if you missed it; another attack has been reported! However, this time around, it is a twin bomb explosion in Jos, Plateau state.
BBC News reported that at least 44 people have died from the two attacks. One of the blast took place at a restaurant which was said to be the result of a bomb that had been planted and the other was at a mosque, where a suicide bomber detonated the bomb.
It was reported that the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed that 23 people were killed at the restaurant and 21 at the mosque.
BBC correspondent says that many believe that the mosque’s Imam, who was preaching at the time, may have been the target. Sheikh Muhammad Sani Yahya Jingir, who survived the attack, has been preaching against Boko Haram since 2010. He has survived a previous assassination attempt at his home.