Friday, 23 October 2015

Breaking News: Dozens Feared Dead As Bomb Blast Hits Another Mosque Again

Few hours after suicide bomber struck at a mosque in Maiduguri, another bombing has been reported in a mosque in Jimeta area of Yola the Adamawa state capital.

The explosion happened as worshippers were observing the weekly Jumaat service, and scored of worshippers are feared dead and wounded.

“They planted the bomb inside the mosque and many lives were lost in the attack, because of the number of worshipers there,” the source said.

Sani Dati, spokesperson of the Adamawa state emergency management agency, told The Cable that he was unaware of the attack but pledged to make findings.

“Yola or Maiduguri? I am not aware of any attack in Yola, let me make some calls and get back to you,” he said.

The Yola attack occurred hours after a similar explosion happened in a mosque in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

More than 28 people killed and many others injured in the deadly onslaught.

No group has claimed responsibility for both attacks. However, a terrorist sect Boko Haram, has carried out similar attacks in the past.