Nigerian car bomb kills many in Kaduna
DHAKA: At least 38 people have died in a car bombing in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, officials said.
Many others were injured in the attack, which took place when officials stopped the vehicle as it approached a church.
Just hours afterwards, a bomb exploded in the central city of Jos, injuring several people.
No-one has admitted carrying out the bombings, but suspicion has fallen on Boko Haram, a militant group which had warned of attacks over Easter.
Kaduna lies on the dividing line between Nigeria`s largely Christian south and Muslim north.
The area has been the scene of a religious conflict in recent years that has claimed hundreds of lives.
BDST: 0923 HRS, APR 09, 2012
Edited by: Tilka Binte Mehtab, Newsroom Editor