Nigeria suicide blast strikes church

By AFP
By AFP

6/3/2012 12:50:01 PM -

KANO, Nigeria (AFP) - A suicide bomber attacked a church in Nigeria's northeastern Bauchi state on Sunday, causing the building to collapse on the worshippers inside, police and residents said.

"There was a suicide blast targetting a church in Yenwan Tudu. Details are still sketchy. Our men have deployed to the area," Bauchi State Police Commissioner Mohammed Ladan told AFP, as residents said that the blast caused the building to collapse.