Multiple bomb blasts have hit three churches in Kaduna state in Northern Nigeria. About 12 people have been killed and 80 injured in the attacks.
Two blasts occurred in the ancient city of Zaria, while the third one took place in the Trikania area of Kaduna metropolis. The Zaria explosions occurred at about 8.30am while the Kaduna blast took place at exactly 10.00am.
The Zaria explosions occurred at the ECWA Church in Wusasa and the CKC Church in Sabon Gari. The scene of the Kaduna blast, according to reports was the Shalom Church along the Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway in the city.
Meanwhile tension has engulfed the Kaduna metropolis following Sunday’s explosion in the state. Angry youths made burn fire in the Sabon Tasha, Television and other Christian dominated parts of the city. Angry residents openly showed their displeasure with the current situation in the region.
Kaduna state authorities have however, imposed a 24-hour curfew as soldiers and police try to restore order.