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Potiskum Blast : An Attack on Islamic Movement

shuhuda potiskumby Saminu Sani
The Extra-judicial killing and other human right violation activities against the members of Islamic Movement in Nigeria under the leadership of Sayyid Ibraheem Zakzaky has taken another dimension with another bomb attack at their Islamic Center

 in Potiskum, Yobe State, less than a week after Nigerian Army killed thirty three members including three sons of Sayyid Ibrahim ZakZaky in Zaria.

In an Interview with Islamic Scholar of IMN  Malam  Ibrahim Lawal Umar said  the Explosion took place around 8:pm  on Tuesday 29-July-2014 when unknown person came in to the center claiming to observed Prayer with explosive devices killing four People and left Five with various degree of injuries.

Mal Ibrahim said the attack was similar to one that is happening in  Gaza Strip of Palestine  and that of Zaria on Friday 25-July-2014.” There is nothing we can do at this critical situation than to pray to Almighty Allah SWT for quickly intervention to destroy our Enemies and there Plan.” He emphasis

He Further said this was not the first time that their Islamic Center  experience this atrocities, on 27-May -2012 Armed  Nigerian Security Operatives attacked the center and killed three members, thousands of Muslims faithful attended the funeral prayer at Kilab Quarters and matched to  cemetery behind  hospital for the final burial, those who where killed include Shahid Ahmad Isah, Shahid Umar Yusuf, Shahid Abdullahi Yahaya and Shahid Sani Alhaji Garba.

The Yobe State Commissioner of Health has directed the victims of the attacked to be taken to Federal Medical Center Nguru for proper treatment, different Islamic groups are trooping to send their Condolences including jama’atul zalatil Bid’ah Wa ikamatis sunnah.