A powerful bomb has exploded at St. John's Catholic Cathedral in Bauchi directly across from the Bauchi Township stadium killing several christian worshippers early this morning.
The explosion reportedly occurred a few minutes after 9:00 AM
Nigerian time during Sunday church service on Murtala Mohammed way in
the Bayan Gari area of the township.
However, unconfirmed sources told Saharareporters that al least 50 people died in the bombing.
Nigerian troops have cordoned off the area preventing journalists
from reporting the attacks. Several dead and injured person were seen
evacuated and placed along the streets around the scene of the attack.