Monday, December 3, 2012

Nigerian Update; December 3

Both good and bad news from Nigeria.  10 Christians murdered in the name of Allah, and one of the leaders of Boko Haram is sent to his 72 virgins.

First, from AGI December 3

Suspected Islamists kill Christians, burn homes in Nigeria

(AGI) - Maiduguri (Nigeria), Dec. 2 - Suspected Boko Haram militants killed 10 Christians and burned their homes in the village of Chibok in northeast Nigeria, police sources report.

The massacre is not directly linked to the burning of three churches in Gamboru on Saturday night in Bornu State, which caused the death of two police officers. These attacks are aimed at increasing tensions between Christians and Muslims...

And now the good news.  Also from AGI December 3

Boko Haram leader killed in Nigeria
Boko Haram leader killed in Nigeria
We will always remember old whats-his-name...

(AGI) - Abuja, Dec. 3 - A top Boko Haram leader has been killed after a weekend of violence against Christians in the north of Nigeria, military officials said on Monday. A spokesperson of the army in the northwestern Borno State, Sagir Mus, reported that Abdulkareem Ibrahim, a Boko Haram commander and one of the 19 most dangerous terrorists, had been killed. Arms and "other explosive materials were also recovered during the raid that led to death of another two sub-commanders close to Al Qaeda.

The raid came after 10 Christians were killed in an overnight machete attack in a largely Christian village...

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