Police arrest 5 suspects in Azare, Bauchi bomb explosion that killed 13

Thirteen people died in Friday’s deadly bomb attack on Azare town in Bauchi state, the police have said.

According to the Force Public Relations Officer, Emmanuel Ojukwu, 10 other people suffered various degrees of injuries in the explosion.

Mr. Ojukwu, a commissioner of police, also said detectives have begun investigation into the incident, with five suspects already arrested.

The identities of the suspects were however not disclosed.

A twin explosion had occurred at the premises of the Azare branch of First Bank earlier today.

A witness said the bomb blast occurred at the Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of the bank as customers were queuing to make withdrawals at around 9a.m.

He said eight people were killed instantly while others died as they were being taken to hospital.

Other witnesses said mostly affected were Bauchi State civil servants who were waiting to collect their salaries.


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  • The coordinated attacks that took place on 11-Sept-2001 in the U.S.
    were perpetrated by EDUCATED Muslims (e.g., Pilots). About 3000 people were killed on
    that one day (within 3 hours), more than 6000 people injured and at-least $10 Billion loss
    in property and infrastructure. 15 of the 19 perpetrators were SAUDIS,
    2 from UAE, 1 Egyptian, 1 Lebanese.

    The following is from my article “Islam’s Jesus”:

    In Islam, hiding the intention to expand Islamic territory is a virtue. When
    Muhammad didn’t have enough soldiers, he agreed to be peaceful with
    Mecca (Peace Treaty of Hudaibiya), but after he gained more followers,
    he went from Medina to Mecca and conquered Mecca during Ramadan

    (a pre-Islamic pagan fasting month in which Meccans won’t usually fight).

    Following the example of Muhammad, Muslims (even today) advocate and follow
    Quranic and Hadithic verses that speaks of making peace with infidels
    when Muslims are the minority in a society. Examples of such verses are:
    Q2.256 “Let there be no compulsion in religion …”

    The Qur’an and Hadith doesn’t limit the expansion of Ummah al-Islamiyah, the
    lands over which Sharia’s Theocracy must be administered; in comparison
    to the Torah’s Theocracy over a specified land: Eretz YisraEl.

    I encourage you to read the whole article at my website which is the name i’m using here.

    • Anet

      You are crazy and ignorant.

      • Ahmad

        His other name is Lucifer.

        • Otile

          How is he Lucifer, have you read the Qu-ran?

    • Guest_2

      However, I’ll also want you to reflect on these verses of your Bible:

      1. They entered into a covenant to seek the Lord, the God of their fathers, with all their heart and soul; and everyone who would not seek the Lord, the God of Israel, was to be put to death, whether small or great, whether man or woman. (2 Chronicles 15:12-13 NAB)

      2. Anyone arrogant enough to reject the verdict of the judge or of the priest who represents the LORD your God must be put to death. Such evil must be purged from Israel. (Deuteronomy 17:12 NLT).

      3. Whoever sacrifices to any god, except the Lord alone, shall be doomed. (Exodus 22:19 NAB)

      4. Suppose you hear in one of the towns the LORD your God is giving you that some worthless rabble among you have led their fellow citizens astray by encouraging them to worship foreign
      gods. In such cases, you must examine the facts carefully. If you find it is true and can prove that such a detestable act has occurred among you, you must attack that town and completely
      destroy all its inhabitants, as well as all the livestock. Then you must pile all the plunder in the middle of the street and burn it. Put the entire town to the torch as a burnt offering to the LORD your God. That town must remain a ruin forever; it may never be rebuilt. Keep none of the plunder that has been set apart for destruction. Then the LORD will turn from his fierce anger and be merciful to you. He will have compassion on you and make you a great nation, just as he solemnly promised your ancestors. “The LORD your God will be merciful only if you obey him and keep all the commands I am giving you today, doing what is pleasing to him.” (Deuteronomy 13:13-19 NLT).

      • Please quote anything from the NEW TESTAMENT advocating PHYSICAL FORCE
        on idolaters (non-Christians) and their lands.

        Christians don’t have a earthly Country with armed forces.
        Your quotes from Deuteronomy and Exodus are from the Torah which is Israel’s Constitution.

        The Torah is what God gave YisraEl (as Constitution) by which
        Judaism’s THEOCRACY must be administered on that Land, and you won’t
        find anything in the Torah instructing Jews to CONVERT NON-JEWS TO
        JUDAISM, much-less by the sword (as in the Qur’an and Hadith which
        doesn’t limit the expansion of Ummah al-Islamiyah, the lands over which
        Sharia’s Theocracy must be administered; in comparison to the Torah’s
        Theocracy over a specified land: Eretz YisraEl).

        Pentecostals and other Christians who believe in killing witches are deluded in
        misunderstanding the Torah of Eretz YisraEl to whom the Torah was given
        as Constitution by which Judaism’s THEOCRACY must be administered on
        that Land.

        Your quote from the Book of Chronicles is Israel’s enforcement of the Torah.

        Please quote anything from the NEW TESTAMENT advocating PHYSICAL FORCE
        on idolaters (non-Christians) and their lands.

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  • OMOLOYIN

    Arrested?! I laugh in Japanese, all those earlier arrested where are they today? what else have we heard about them? The next thing is to hear that they are being set free. And in small time now, our first lady go dey shout “dia ris God o” and i wonder, who really should be saying that?
    #Jonathanmustgo

  • TAWANDA INCOMMUNICADO

    We are sick and tired of arrests……..we never get to hear of convictions,sentences to death and executions of killer terrorists !!

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