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The car bombing took place at a church in Bauchi as worshippers left an early morning service.
Militants attacked two Nigerian churches today.
A 24-hour curfew is in place in Kaduna state after dozens of people died in church bombings, and reprisals by Christian youths.
Dozens of worshippers injured in explosions at churches in the neighboring cities of Zaria and Kaduna.
There are reports of reprisal attacks on Muslims as Christians seek revenge.
church attack nigeria

Attacks on churches are not uncommon in Nigeria. Above is the debris from a blast at the Holy Cross Church in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna in November 2002.

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