Street Journal gathered that the suicide bomber was stopped by the security men of the church as he was about to drive into the premises during a Mass. The bomb went off while the the driver of the car was still being questioned.
Apart from the roof of the church which was damaged by the explosion, windows got blown away while a portion of the fence surrounding the church’s compound was devastated by the blast ,
Many people were also injured, including soldiers who were on guard around the church.
Youths in the area clashed with security operatives after the explosion. The latest attack in Rayfied, an area where the Government House is situated is seen by many as an indication that anywhere could be attacked in Jos.