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Church attacks: Kaduna govt relaxes curfew to 12 hrs

Kaduna – Kaduna State Government Monday relaxed by 12 hours, the 24-hour curfew imposed on the state following Sunday’s bombing of three churches in Zaria and Kaduna. The curfew will now take effect from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Saidu Adamu made this known while speaking to newsmen after the State Security Council meeting.

The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the state government had imposed the curfew following a violent protest that erupted in Kaduna after the attacks.

Hundreds of youths had taken to the streets in Trikania and Gonin-Gora areas of the metropolis, protesting against the bomb blast near Shalom Church in the Trikania neighbourhood.

Explosions also occurred at CKC Church in Sabon Gari area, as well as the ECWA Church, Wusasa, both in Zaria. Scores died in the attacks while many were injured.


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