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Death Toll in Nigeria Riots 500-600 – Christians

Christian community leaders said 500-600 people, mostly Christians, were killed in two days of rioting by Muslims in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. Reverend Andrew Ubah, General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Kano, told Reuters that he had records of almost 600 killed in the rioting by Muslims seeking to avenge the killing of hundreds of Muslims in central Nigeria last week. “Almost 600 people have been killed and 12 churches burned,” Ubah said, adding he was keeping a tally of the dead based on information from ministers across Nigeria’s second largest city. His estimate is far higher than the official death toll given by the police Wednesday of 30 dead. David Emmanuel, a factory worker, said he saw two truck loads of bodies being driven along Kano streets Wednesday night and counted at least 30 bodies in the street. Full Story

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