Kaduna Governor Declares 24-Hour Curfew As Irate Christian Youth Go On Rampage Following Church Bombings

The Kaduna state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew to contain irate christian youths in various parts of Kaduna city who went on a rampage over suicide bombing attacks against churches in Zaria and Kaduna town this morning.
Police sources said they are trying to contain the potentially explosive situation.
Rioting broke out immediately Shalom Royal International Church situated in Tirkaniya area in Kaduna was suicide bombed killing several worshippers.
Hundreds of angry youths started rioting in Gonin Gora near Kaduna-Abuja Express Way. Rioting also broke out in Sabon Tasha, Television, Narayi, and Ungwan Romi. Youths manned the routes burning cars and attacking perceived Hausa-Fulani Muslims.
Many were rescued by armed soldiers and police on patrol, while several others took currently taking refuge at Kaduna Mobile Police Barracks.
A military helicopter was seen hovering over Kaduna city to ensure security.
Meanwhile those injured from the Shalom church bombing have been rushed to St. Gerald Hospital Catholic mission hospital in Kaduna.

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