Friday, January 31, 2014

Nigerian Bishop Tells of Church 'Slaughter​' in Adamawa

From: BBC

A senior cleric has spoken of how suspected Islamist militants "slaughtered" some 30 churchgoers in north-eastern Nigeria on Sunday. The Bishop of Yola told the BBC the insurgents had locked the church and "cut people's throats" in Waga Chakawa village, Adamawa state.

On the same day, militants also attacked Kawuri village in neighboring Borno state, killing 52 people. Both assaults were blamed on the Islamist Boko Haram group. The organization - whose name means "Western education is forbidden" - is especially active in the north-east of the country. Boko Haram wants to impose a severe form of Islamic law, and...

See more:

See related story:

No comments:

Post a Comment