Suicide bomber hits church in Nigeria's Gombe, wounding eight




 
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KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up at the gates of a church in Nigeria's northeastern city of Gombe during a New Year service, wounding eight people, an official for Nigeria's Red Cross told Reuters on Thursday. "This morning while people were in church for the New Year worship, a suicide attacker rode on a motorcycle trying to gain entrance to the premises of the church. When he was stopped at the gates by the church guards...he blew himself up and injured eight people," the official said. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. ...

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