A suicide bomber has attacked a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish in Potiskum, Yobe State Nigeria. The attack occurred as worshipers were arriving for the Sunday Service. The pastor of the Church, a female parishioner and her two children are reported to be among the dead.
According to AFP the bomber entered the uncompleted Redeemed Christian Church of God at 9:55 am and detonated his explosives, killing the worshippers, including a woman and her two children as well as the pastor, they said. “Four worshippers died instantly while the fifth victim gave up shortly after she was taken to hospital,” according to a police officer involved in the evacuation.
Meanwhile, the General Overseer Pastor Enoch Adeboye is expected to make a statement with reference to the incidence and security in and around thousands of other parishes around the country.