Monday, June 18, 2012

Nigerian Update: June 18

A big one this time, adding dozens to the list of those loved to death by the religion of peace.

No surprise that it was two churches targeted.  Christians are the number one prey in Nigeria but they are starting to flee in droves.  Soon we may not have articles like this, simply because there are no more Christians in Nigeria.

From the BBC June 17

Nigeria: Dozens dead in church bombings and rioting

Officials said at least 16 people died and dozens were injured in the blasts.

Some 20 more people were killed in later rioting apparently targeting Muslims, aid workers and witnesses said.

Kaduna state authorities have imposed a 24-hour curfew as soldiers and police try to restore order.

No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the blasts, but Kaduna state has previously seen attacks by the radical Islamist group Boko Haram.

Last week the group attacked two church services, sparking violence which killed seven people. Hundreds have died in its previous attacks on churches.Revenge attacks

Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency said two of the blasts happened in the Wusasa and Sabon-Gari districts of Zaria.

Wusasa is the site of the first church to be built in northern Nigeria.

A third blast reportedly hit the nearby city of Kaduna...

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