Vanguard (Lagos)

4 June 2012

Nigeria: Bauchi Church Bombings - Boko Haram Claims Responsibility

Maiduguri — THE Boko Haram Islamic sect has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack in Bauchi state on Sunday where a Church was bombed with about 15 Christian worshipper killed and several others injured, even as the group also re-emphasized its earlier warning to the media houses to desist from underreporting its activities or face devastating attacks.

The claim and the warning which was contained in a press statement signed by is acclaimed spokesman, Abu Qaqa in Hausa language and made available to newsmen in Maiduguri, said the group was surprised with the way and manner security agencies are misleading President Goodluck Jonathan by giving him false information on their confrontation with them.

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