BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Goes Off In Zaria, Kaduna State

A powerful explosion has occurred at an area
close to the Guest House of the Emir of Zaria in
Tukur-Tukur area of Zaria.
Eyewitnesses said a powerful explosion
occurred in an area already cordoned off by
security agents in the city. Our sources inform
us that the explosion could be heard as far as in
Kwangila and Samaru, where the main campus
of A.B.U Zaria is located.
Earlier, gunshots rang out in the area as an
unidentified Islamic cleric house and nearby
Mosque was raided by troops as a result of
intelligence gathered by the Joint Task Force
that a group linked with Islamist militant group
Boko Haram was planning a major attack on
churches early Sunday.
Today’s explosion happened some five minutes
drive from a series of churches where some
christian worshippers were killed and wounded
in major bomb attacks in June.
A church leader told Saharareporters that they
were tipped off to the effect that Boko Haram
sect members had arrived the city of Zaria with
a massive car bomb since Friday.
There are no reports of casualties on the scene
of today’s explosion as at the time of publishing
this report

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