Skip to comments.Christmas Day explosions rock Nigerian churches
Posted on 12/25/2011 7:07:49 AM PST by markomalley
An explosion ripped through a Catholic church during Christmas Mass near Nigerias capital Sunday, killing at least 25 people, officials said. A radical Muslim sect claimed the attack and another bombing near a church in the restive city of Jos, as explosions also struck the nations northeast.
The Christmas Day attacks show the growing national ambition of the sect known as Boko Haram, which is responsible for at least 491 killings this year alone, according to an Associated Press count. The assaults come a year after a series of Christmas Eve bombings in Jos claimed by the militants left at least 32 dead and 74 wounded.
The first explosion on Sunday struck St. Theresa Catholic Church in Madalla, a town in Niger state close to the capital, Abuja, authorities said. Rescue workers recovered at least 25 bodies from the church and officials continued to tally those wounded in various hospitals, said Slaku Luguard, a coordinator with Nigerias National Emergency Management Agency.
His agency already has acknowledged it didnt have enough ambulances immediately on hand to help the wounded. Luguard also said an angry crowd that gathered at the blast site hampered rescue efforts as they refused to allow workers inside.
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Can you imagine a world filled with nothing but Muzzies? Wouldn’t this be a fun place?
Stop with the Islam is a religion. It’s a political movement. And supposed good Muslim people are as guilty as the killers themselves. Who do you think funds them??
The “Obama Muslim Brotherhood” fanatics murder Christians again!!! How any Christian or Jew can ever support this Muslim POTUS Obama of ours is beyond comprehension!!!
Split Nigeria in half on religious lines. The oil is in the south.
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