Friday, January 6, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Opens Gun Fire On Deeper Life In Gombe State

a gun man has opened fire in a
church in north east part of
nigeria....6 people have been
confirmed dead and many
others injured
Gunmen have attacked a church
in north-east Nigeria killing at
least six people, the church's
pastor says.
Johnson Jauro said the killings
took place when gunmen burst
into his Deeper Life Church in
Gombe, capital of Gombe state.
He said his wife was among
those killed. Ten other people
were injured.
Nigeria has recently experienced
a surge in ethnic and sectarian
violence. The government
declared a state of emergency in
parts of the country.
"The attackers started shooting
sporadically. They shot through
the window of the church, and
many people were killed
including my wife," Mr Jauro told
Reuters news agency.
"Many members who attended
the church service were also
No group said it carried out the
attack, but the Islamist group
Boko Haram recently carried out
a string of bombings on
Christmas Day, including against
a church in the capital Abuja
which killed dozens of people.
Earlier on Thursday, two
suspected members of Boko
Haram were arrested after a
father and son were killed in
Maiduguri in neighbouring
Borno state.

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