Saturday, April 23, 2011

BREAKING NEWS: Fresh bomb blast kill 12 in Kaduna

 By Luka Binniyat

KADUNA – The Kaduna state police command spokesman Aminu Lawan (DSP)  has confirmed that another  bomb went off in Rafin Guza, in Kawo part of Kaduna,  a week after a similar bomb was detonated in Kabala west, which  killed 2 and wounded 8.

The command had after last week’s explosion, paraded 5 suspects, among  them 4 nationals from the Republic of Niger, in which one confessed dropping the bomb at Happy Hotel, the spot where the bomb exploded, as reported by Luka.

Lawan, who said that the police had arrested 3 suspects and had rounded up  a house “full of suspects”,  in last night’s explosion, was irritated by questions for details on the incident.

Rafin Guza is almost an exclusive quarters for  immigrants from North Africa, and Hausa and Fulani low wage workers.
Luka was told that the explosion killed twelve people, suspected to be members of a religious sect, believed to be in a training session  on how to handle explosives.Details of the incident is scanty as at Press time

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