How Security Guard Averted Mass Death At ECWA Church Bomb Explosion In Jos
Contrary to earlier report that a bomb exploded at the ECWA Church at Tudunaa area of Jos, with many feared dead, further report have indicated that the explosion occurred outside the vicinity of the church premises due to the bravery of the security guard attached to the church.
The security guard has spotted the bomb planted at the entrance of the church which sources said was filled with worshipers. The guard picked the bomb and threw it off the church before it exploded instantly. No one was killed from the explosion, although the guard sustained injuries on the leg and is currently being treated, a worshipper said.
Another witness said the police anti-bomb squad, on arrival, discovered another explosive device that was planted at the restroom of the church.
The ECWA church in Tudunwa is located near the Federal Secretariat in Jos, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Meanwhile, the police have also said no one was killed from the explosion. The police spokesperson in Plateau, Abuh Emmanuel, said that anti-bomb experts have been deployed to the scene.
“Experts have been sent there immediately to ascertain those who planted the explosion, and possibly, the manufacturers of the device. But I was told no one died in the incident,” he said.