Suicide bombing outside Nigeria church, several injured

A suicide bombing outside a church in Gombe, northeast Nigeria injures several peopleSeveral people were injured Thursday outside an evangelist church in northeast Nigeria when a suicide bomber set off his explosive vest amid the country’s ongoing battle against an Islamist insurgency. A suicide bomber who was restrained from getting into the church blew himself up,” said Abubakar Yakubu, who heads the Nigeria Red Cross in Gombe. A witness said the man arrived during the service at the Evangelist Church of West Africa in Gombe and refused to park his motorcycle outside a security barrier set up by volunteers.

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