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At least three killed in Nigeria church bombing

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Catholic church in the Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, killing at least three people attending mass, the emergency services said. The man drove his car towards St Finbar’s Catholic church in the city before setting off a large explosion, killing himself and at least three churchgoers, emergency agency spokesman Yushau Shuaib told AFP. “Three confirmed dead,” said Shuaib, adding that several others were in a critical condition.
It was the second suicide bomb attack on a church in the flashpoint city in two weeks, after a February 26 attack killed three people, including a toddler, as they attended a Sunday service. Responsibility for that attack was claimed by Islamist extremist sect Boko Haram, which warned of more such assaults. Shuaib said earlier that three people had been injured in the latest attack and only the bomber had been killed. “The bomb exploded before he could get to the church,” he said.



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