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  • 200 killed in Christian areas of Nasarawa, Nigeria

    by Morning Star News/Nigeria Correspondent, posted Tuesday, March 28, 2017 (one year ago)

    KEFFI, Nigeria (BP) -- Armed attacks by Muslim Fulani herdsmen on predominantly Christian communities in Nasarawa state this year have left more than 200 people dead and destroyed homes and farms, sources said.

    One such attack on a worship service on March 19 in the central Nigerian state's Oshugu village killed two Christians and displaced hundreds from the Loko Development Area of the Nasarawa Local Government Area (LGA), a survivor told Morning Star News. Read More