Again Muslim Youths Attack Christian over alleged blasphemy in Bauchi, pastor injured, houses burnt

Tension is currently going on In Bauchi State after some Muslim youth Attacked Christian over allegations of Blasphemy.

Naijablog gathered that pastor has been injured, and House burnt, the victims is currently battling for his life.

According to the report, some irate Muslim youths allegedly went on rampage over alleged blasphemy in the Katangan area of Warji Local Government Area of Bauchi State, burning down houses and shops belongings to Christian.

Source that confirmed the incident to Punch Newspaper, said that:

“Yes, the incident is true. It is an aftermath of the incident of the alleged blasphemy that happened in Sokoto last week.

“What I learnt was that a Christian girl allegedly posted and commented on something on social media which has to do with the incident in Sokoto and that was how it started.

“A shop which belongs to an ECWA Church in the area was also burnt down. And I learnt that the District Head of the area and the leaders are on top of the situation. The police have also been informed about it.”

Another source said, “We were at home this evening when we heard shouts from some muslim youths in their numbers who went on the rampage and besieged an ECWA Church in the area.

“But Christian youths and others resisted and repelled them but that was after they had burnt down a shop attached to the church. Many houses were burnt down by the rampaging youths.

“In the process, one of the pastors of the ECWA church was seriously wounded; as I speak to you now, efforts are on to save his life.”

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