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Dozens Killed In Easter Attacks In North

April 09 2012


The Boko Haram Islamist group is widely suspected of Easter Sunday attacks in northern Nigeria, reports the Voice of America News.

Gunmen stormed the house of a police corporal in the town of Potiskum, Yobe state, and shot three of his children, a police spokesman said.

In the city of Kaduna, a suicide car bombing killed 36 people, said security officials. Security personnel reportedly prevented the bomber from reaching a group of churches.

Later Sunday, there was another explosion...

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