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Blast strikes 3rd Nigerian church

2011-12-25 14:55

Kano - A blast struck a Nigerian church in the northeast town of Gadaka on Sunday, wounding many, residents said, the third church to be hit during Christmas prayers.

The explosion happened hours after a blast killed about 25 people at a church just outside the capital Abuja.

Another church explosion in the central city of Jos caused damage and there were reports of at least one casualty.

Comments
  • ubhejane - 2011-12-25 15:06

    Don't all these people actually believe in the same god? Sick!

      John - 2011-12-25 15:24

      No, ubhejane, jihadists have a false god and a false prophet. And so they do the work of evil on Earth.

  • spartanx93 - 2011-12-25 15:10

    blow up a mosque and lets see how they b*tch about that!

      Riaad - 2011-12-25 22:56

      Two wrongs don't make a right.

  • Ian - 2011-12-25 15:11

    hope the US hits them with drones on ramadan, see how they like it, bastards

  • meredith.r.pollock - 2011-12-25 15:17

    I find this very sad, these people were at church for heaven's sake, this is just going to show how believers are being persecuted but God will have the final say & judgement will be His & I thank God I am not in the shoes of these monsters that are doing this.. All we can do is pray for these people, race has nothing to do with it, these are still people with families, put yourselves in their shoes before you criticize or judge, how would you feel if your family or family members were at a Christmas day service & got blown up in the church... Compassion people it is after all Christmas...

  • Nkosinathi - 2011-12-25 15:33

    The worst thing about Nigeria's religious anarchy is that it is an African country using religion which was never African to inflict barbaric terror against one another. Its all done in the name of religion. I call upon Nigerians to pose and think if those religions that make then worst barbarians were they African or not. Bombing places of woship is the worst form of babarism. What if Christians bombard Moslim while woshiping during Ramadan? Come on Nigeria.

  • Ben - 2011-12-25 15:48

    Christians are being persecuted all over the world because they preach love, a concept not accepted by the largest part of the human race.

      emile.eley - 2011-12-25 15:51

      Absolutely Ben. Despite persecution I am proud to say I follow Christ. No violence or intimidation will change this. God Bless and protect your people.

      Riaad - 2011-12-25 22:48

      Oh cm'on Ben. Don't try to score points on the actions of a few fanatics in Nigeria. The Muslims are the most persecuted group of people in these times. And often these extremists arise due to persecution and interference from so-called "loving" and "compassionate" Christian nations like the USA. State terrorism is a field still dominated by the US and it's friends such as Israel. Muslim nations are not sending drones to bomb innocents in faraway lands on the basis of a hunch. Muslim nations are not leaving Depleted Uranium behind in other lands, eg. Iraq, thereby poisoning the water and land and causing radioactivity-related defects to their pregnant womens' foetuses. Also it was a "loving" Christian nation like Serbia which used gang-rape and rape-camps as a tool of ethnic cleansing in Bosnia in the nineties. Your utter hypocrisy is clear to every sincere seeker of the Truth.

  • Jannie - 2011-12-25 15:55

    Satan is a unique case among the enemies of Christians. He orchestrates both physical and spiritual harm. He is out there using whatever means he can to destroy faith in Christ. When torture causes Christians to curse God, Satan tortures. When feelings of apathy and laziness can be generated by wealth, Satan doles out fortunes. The Bible affirms that Satan is the chief and most effective enemy of God and man. When the parable of the wheat and tares was recounted in the book of Matthew, the story was revealed that Satan was the enemy of God who put evil people among the good - Matthew 13:24-43.

  • Swapie - 2011-12-25 22:05

    Religion will cause the next Big War.

  • Riaad - 2011-12-25 22:50

    I believe that Allah will punish 'Boko Haram' for this evil and sick deed, and also for bringing our Religion into utter disrepute. You extremist fanatics don't represent the voice of the Muslims at all. The Prophet Muhammad (Pbuh) openly forbade the targeting of places of worship, even in times of war. Jihaad means fighting against "those who fight you", according to the Qur'an. Attacking innocents is totally forbidden in Islam. Our sincere condolences to all the victims and their families.

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