Tragic Weekend for Africa as scores reported death across the region

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The weekend has been Heart-rending  for Africa, different tragedies in different parts of Africa from bombings in Egypt, Nigeria and Somalia, to collapse of church in Uyo Nigeria, tanker of fuel explosion in kenya, all of which leaves many death in a heart breaking weekend for the region and the world. tebopost presents a summary of the different tragedies which has hit Africa this week end.

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Nigeria church collapse

Nigeria: Dozens killed in Nigeria church building collapseAt least 60 people have been killed after a church roof collapsed during a bishop’s ordination in Uyo, south-east Nigeria.The local media is reporting the death toll much higher with many people believed to be still trapped under the debris.Witnesses say the building which was incomplete was hurriedly completed for the inauguration and President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “deep sorrow” over the incident

Somalia: Car bomb leaves at least 20 dead

Another sad day for the east African war thorn nation Somalia as CNN is reports  over 20 people  death with over 15 severely injured as car bomb followed by heavy exchange of gunfire rocked Somali capital Mogadishu. An attacker rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into the main entrance of a port in Mogadishu, the nation’s largest city and capital.

Death toll from the explosion is expected to rise as some of those injured remain in critical state, Dr Isse Mahmoud, who worked at nearby hospital told CNN. Al Shabaab, a Somalia-based militant group with ties to al Qaeda, has claimed responsibility for killing 30 police officers, according to Radio Andalus, the group’s affiliated station
 Kenya: Over 40 killed in Kenya fuel tank explosion on Saturday.

According deputy county commissioner Isaac Masinde on Sunday morning,the death toll of the explosion have risen to 40 after fuel tanker explosion near Karai in central Kenya on Saturday night after the truck hit several vehicles before exploding on a busy highway.The police indicate that the truck driver lost control of the vehicle on the busy Nairobi-Naivasha Highway, 80 kilometres west of the capital Nairobi, and then hit the vehicles infront of it before exploding together with 12 other vehicles. Africanews reports

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Tanker carrying fuel explodes in kenya

Egypt: bomb blast at Cairo Coptic cathedral kills at least 25 people

Egyptiian state media is reporying tht a bomb last at the Coptic cathedral has killed 25 people. was one of the deadliest against the country’s Christian minority in recent memory.
Another 35 people were injured, Egyptian state TV reported, when the bomb exploded in a chapel close to the outer wall of St Mark’s Cathedral, the seat of Egypt’s Orthodox Christian church and home to the office of its spiritual leader, Pope Tawadros I. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Sunday’s attack.

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Explosion at egyptian coptic church killed 25

 

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