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Churches Among Targets For Boko Haram Attacks

June 11 2012


The Boko Haram Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for four weekend attacks in northern Nigeria, including a pair against Christian worshippers, reports the Daily Trust (Nigeria).

At least six were killed and dozens wounded in the incidents.

On Sunday, a Boko Haram suicide bomber blew himself up near a church in Jos, Plateau state, killing two people and wounding 40 others, a group spokesman said.

In Biu, Borno state, Boko Haram members opened fire on worshippers in...

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