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in response to reader comment: Murder of Christians in Nigeria

Submitted by Amir (United States), Feb 20, 2006 at 16:49

"I'm sure Harrak and the others will find a fine excuse for this act of barbarity."

Just as you and others would find excuse for these Christian barbarities

Chrstians massacre Muslims in Nigeria

http://www.ctlibrary.com/11732

"Reports estimate that between 67 and 300 are dead after Christian ethnic Taroks attacked Muslim cattle-herders in the town of Yelwa in central Nigeria's Plateau State. The Tarok ethnic group used machine guns mounted on jeeps, along with rifles and machetes, to attack the Muslim community. Possibly three mosques were damaged and at least 67 people have been buried, while hundreds more have fled or disappeared. Just last week, the Christian Tarok were attacked by the Muslim Hausa in the region"

"In the most recent attack, the Associated Press reports that more that 100 were killed and 1,000 homes destroyed. "It will take time to account for the exact number of dead and missing. It's mass murder, because machine guns were used, not machetes," Justice Abdulkadir Orire, secretary general of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam, told Agence France-Presse."
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