Skip to comments.Worshippers killed in attack on Nigerian university
Posted on 04/29/2012 5:33:41 AM PDT by Milagros
Nigeria Police say at least eight people have been killed in an attack on a church service at a Nigerian university in the northern city of Kano.
Explosions and gunfire rocked Bayero University, with witnesses reporting that two church services were targeted as they were being held on campus.
One of the services was being held outdoors, while the second was inside a building, but with an overflow audience outside, witnesses said.
Officials were unable to confirm casualty figures, but one correspondent counted six bullet-riddled bodies near one of the two sites and said other bodies had been seen on a roadside by the university.
Musical instruments and half-eaten meals could be seen at the site of one of the services.
An army spokesman confirmed the attack but could not provide a casualty toll.
Lieutenant Iweha Ikedichi said it appeared the attackers used bombs and gunfire in the assault.
Witnesses said the attackers arrived in a car and two motorcycles, opening fire and throwing homemade bombs, causing a stampede.
They said worshippers were gunned down as they sought to flee.
"They first attacked the open-air service outside the faculty of medicine," one witness said.
"They threw in explosives and fired shots, causing a stampede among worshippers. They now pursued them, shooting them with guns. ... They also attacked another service at the sporting complex."
A witness who said he was at the sporting complex at the time of the attack reported hearing gunshots outside while they were praying.
"Then there was pandemonium," he said, adding that he later saw two men outside shooting indiscriminately.
A crowd of people later gathered at a Kano hospital waiting to hear news about friends or family.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, although the attack was similar to others carried out by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
Boko Haram claimed January 20 attacks in Kano, the largest city in Nigeria's mainly Muslim north, when coordinated bombings and shootings left at least 185 dead in the extremists' deadliest attack yet.
On Thursday, bomb attacks at the offices of the ThisDay newspaper in the capital Abuja and the northern city of Kaduna left at least nine people dead.
The group has previously targeted churches, including on Christmas day when at least 44 people were killed in a bombing at a church outside Abuja.
A bombing on Easter Sunday in Kaduna near a church that killed at least 41 people was a stark reminder of the Christmas attacks, but Boko Haram is not known to have claimed it.
Boko Haram's increasingly bloody insurgency has claimed more than 1,000 lives since mid-2009. Police and soldiers have often been the victims of such attacks, although Christians have been targeted as well.
Buzz off Parrot.
Me and mine won’t be pacified and sent to Elysium ala a manufactured dialectic religious facade for the benefit of a bunch of Eunch royal wanabe human bee keepers in silly hats.
Muslims hate other Muslims who kneel differently or wear a different hat. It doesn’t have to make sense- they are crazy.
I didn’t see it in the title, the short snip or the excerpt.
But I knew it anyway. If it was Christian doing the killing, it would have been front page news and in the title.
The problem is, it happens so often it is barely news.
Religion of peace.
>>they are crazy
And that is a predictable manufactured product, manifested when Individuals delegate responsibility for their world view to a religious proxy.
Instead of a logical framework of reason and Truth, operated by individuals for whom Almighty God hath Created the mind FREE - it is what it is: Collectively Sanctioned INSANITY.
Thus, Thomas Jefferson’s American religion had a denomination that was enumerated in single instances of free INDIVIDUALS.
>>Catholics today represent the primary line holders
Almighty God hath created the mind free and no Eunuch Parrots in the pulpit, wearing vestigial plumage left over from the Roman / Babylonian / Egyptian empires, are required to render the relationship between me and my Creator — or for me to perceive the self-evident truth of the culturally destructive nature of divorce, abortion, homosexuality, etc.
Now wave to the backside of my lifted kilt so that you, and the militaristic theocratic state jackwagon you rode in on, can kiss my arse.
“Observe the collaboration between Islam, Catholicism, and the Nazis circa 1933.”
There was no such cooperation. Nazis and Muslims cooperated, but not Catholicism.
>>Nazis and Muslims cooperated, but not Catholicism.
“And the Truth will make you free”
Quack, waddle... bullshyte.
The Role of the Catholic Church in Yugoslavia's Holocaust
By: Seán Mac Mathúna
The Nazi collaborator Archbishop Stepinac (right) and the Vatican representative to fascist Croatia, Abbot Marcone (left).Croatia has recently renamed a village in Krajina after Stepinac.
During the Second World War in Yugoslavia, Catholic priests and Muslim clerics were willing accomplices in the genocide of the nations Serbian, Jewish and Roma population. From 1941 until 1945, the Nazi-installed regime of Ante Pavelic in Croatia carried out some of the most horrific crimes of the Holocaust (known as the Porajmos by the Roma), killing over 800,000 Yugoslav citizens - 750,000 Serbs, 60,000 Jews and 26,000 Roma. In these crimes, the Croatian Ustasha and Muslim fundamentalists were openly supported by the Vatican, and the Palestinian Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin al-Husseini, who openly encouraged Muslims to join Nazi units that would be later implicated in crimes against humanity - the infamous Hanjar (or Handschar) 13th Waffen SS division. What united al-Husseini and the Third Reich was a common hatred of the Jewish people, and the Nazis had taken him under their protection following the wartime invasion of Iraq. He was to spend most of the war living in a luxurious...
Nothing to see there, mooove along and say three hail-gaia's.
Your link goes only to google. Try again.
“Nothing to see there, mooove along and say three hail-gaia’s.”
Sorry, but I clearly know far more about this than you do.
1) Stepinac was never a Nazi collaborator. http://cssronline.org/CSSR/Archival/2009/Rychlak%20-%20Special%20Section.pdf
2) Even if he was, he was just the bishop. The Church denounced the Nazis and refused to cooperate with the Nazis. That’s why Hitler wanted to kill the pope: http://www.zenit.org/rssenglish-26194 Thus, your original assertion that the Catholic Church cooperated with Nazis and Islam is objectively false.
>>Your link goes only to google.
Thats right Comrade, GOOGLE, brought to We the People ala DARPA and CIA seed money in order that THE TRUTH WILL MAKE YOU FREE.
Now, GOOGLE again: who were Archbishop Stepinac and Abbot Marcone?
"Oops". Here comes the Sun, doo doo doo doo.
We know who the real supporters of Hitler were: http://www.churchinhistory.org/images/hitler-rise/%5B722%5Dcath-nazi-vote.jpg
>>I clearly know far more about this than you do.
Do you know why its Sun-day?
All part of that FALLIBLE and UNINSPIRED excercise in sheeple herding the Eunuchs have been manufacturing... whenever human nature collectively allows them to do so.
"COMMERCE BETWEEN MASTER AND SLAVE IS DESPOTISM"
Conclusion. 1] These are the chief articles which seem to be in controversy. For although we might have spoken of more abuses, yet, to avoid undue length, we have set forth the chief points, from which the rest may be readily judged. 2] There have been great complaints concerning indulgences, pilgrimages, and the abuse of excommunications. The parishes have been vexed in many ways by the dealers in indulgences.... Truth, Free, again... see?
1] These are the chief articles which seem to be in controversy. For although we might have spoken of more abuses, yet, to avoid undue length, we have set forth the chief points, from which the rest may be readily judged. 2] There have been great complaints concerning indulgences, pilgrimages, and the abuse of excommunications.
The parishes have been vexed in many ways by the dealers in indulgences....
Truth, Free, again... see?
So, if I post pics of Ludwig Müller, a Protestant minister and Nazi sympathizer, who served as Reich [Protestant] Bishop in 1933 when Hitler attempted to create a Nazi Protestant sect (and he succeeded to some extent) that will show all Protestants, and in fact Protestantism itself, cooperated with Hitler, right?
That is your logic isn’t it, moron?
You know even less than you think.
I suppose I could continue to argue with you, but you already lost this argument. You can’t refute what I posted because you don’t have the brains or knowledge - and you don’t have truth on your side. You’re throwing in everything and the kitchen sink because you have no actual argument - and maybe you’re running low on meds.
>>We know who the real supporters of Hitler were
Do “We” know who funded his military industrial complex before the dog decided to eat the hands that fed it rather than just engaging in an exercise of Russo-German mutual annihilation?
Do NyLons float like Tea did?
We also know that Hitler was baptized Catholic and raised as a Catholic, so what’s your point?
There is no point because this ridiculous game of tossing the Hitler religion hot potato back and forth is pointless.
He exhibited nothing but disdain for every form of Christianity once he rose to power.
He used the State Church to further his own ends, intending to coopt and corrupt it with his wild mixture of outright occult, Teutonic paganism and socialism on crack, and he persecuted or killed anyone who stood in his way.
Had that State Church been Catholic, he’d still have done the same thing; just look to his ally Italy and Mussolini.
Ah Billy Boy, that was good for a laugh