Terrorists Throw Grenade Into Mosque, Device Fails To Detonate

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Pandemonium struck in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State on Friday, as some group of peopletossed a hand grenade into a Mosque where some Muslim faithful were observing prayers.

The incident reportedly occurred at about 8:30 p.m, when the worshipers numbering about 10 were about rounding off their prayers.

The Media and Information Officer of the Special Task Force (STF), Captain Salisu Mustapha, in a statement confirmed the incident, adding that the attempt to bomb the mosque located along Bukuru express way in Jos South Local Government Area was frustrated.

According to the statement, the miscreants threw a 36-hand grenade into the mosque but the explosive failed to detonate and thereafter fired shots into the air to aid their escape, adding that no arrest had been made

 

[Tribune]

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