Sapele Bomb Blast
Sapele News – A bomb blast rocked an Islamic School in Sapele, Delta State injuring one pupil amongst others.
This occurred at about 9.30pm on Tuesday, leaving not less than six children with various degrees of injury.
An adult was said to have also sustained some injuries.
As at the time of filing this report, there was no record of death.
Egbesu Mightier Fraternity, a militant group from the Niger Delta claimed responsibility for the attack in an apparent reprisal for the deadly Christmas day bombings by Boko Haram saying it was ready to retaliate by killing Muslims in Southern Nigeria.
“The Boko Haram killing in the north will no longer be accepted and we are ready to equally kill any Muslim we see in southern Nigeria,” the group said in an emailed statement.