Saturday, 26 May 2012

Twenty People died in Church Attack in Nigerian City of Kano

20 people died and several others left injured in an attack on a Christian church in Nigeria on 29 April 2012. The attackers targeted a Christian church service at a university in Nigeria’s city of Kano.

No militant group claimed responsibility of the attack, but the role of, Boko Haram, a radical fundamentalist Islamic group, was suspected in the attack. The group has been carrying out a campaign of violence in the country. More than 180 people had died in Kano a few months back when the sect targeted its residents.

Nigeria, a west african nation, has a long history of struggle between the muslims and christians. People of both the religions exist in equally good number in Nigeria.

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