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50 killed in Easter Sunday bombings in Nigeria
Vinod Anand | 10 Apr 2012

At least 50 people were killed when explosives concealed in two cars went off near a church during Easter Sunday., services in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, eyewitnesses said. Shehu Sani, the President of Civil Rights Congress based in Kaduna, said two explosions took place at the Assemblies of Gods Church near the centre of the city with a large Christian population and known as a major cultural and economic centre in Nigeria's north

At least 50 people were killed when explosives concealed in two cars went off near a church during Easter Sunday., services in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, eyewitnesses said. Shehu Sani, the President of Civil Rights Congress based in Kaduna, said two explosions took place at the Assemblies of Gods Church near the centre of the city with a large Christian population and known as a major cultural and economic centre in Nigeria?s north. ?

There were two explosions and the casualty figure may go up because some injuries were really critical? he said on phone. Another resident of the city, Miss Blessing Audu said that the explosion has caused panic among Christians celebrating Easter. She said some parts o the church was damaged even as the vibration caused by the explosives were heard in several parts of the city. An emergency worker on condition of anonymity explained that the bombs were planted in two cars near the church. ?At least 50 people were killed amid fears that the casualties may rise from the blasts. He said his agency has been able to recover 2 bodies from the site. .It is really unfortunate