Friday, November 28, 2014

Carnage In Nigerian Mosque Attack

Nigeria Unrest: Kano Mosque Attack 'Kills Dozens' -- BBC

Dozens have been killed in a gun and bomb attack during Friday prayers at one of the biggest mosques in the Nigerian city of Kano, reports say.

Many more people have been hurt, with one rescue official putting casualty figures at just under 200.

The Central Mosque is where the influential Muslim leader, the Emir of Kano, usually leads prayers.

The emir recently called for people to arm themselves against Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

The group has been waging an insurgency in Nigeria since 2009 and has killed more than 2,000 people this year, rights groups say.

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More News On Today's Terror Attack At A Nigerian Mosque

At least 64 dead, 126 injured in Nigeria mosque bombings: Rescue official -- The Straits Times
Bombs, Gunmen Kill Scores in Kano, Nigeria -- VOA
Bombs, gunfire kill 35 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano -- Reuters
Triple bomb blasts kill 64 outside Nigeria mosque -- The Telegraph
Bomb blast hits mosque in northern Nigeria city -- AP
64 die, 128 injured in Kano mosque bombing -- The News (Nigeria)
3 deadly explosions rock Kano Central Mosque -- The News (Nigeria)
Bombings at a Mosque in Northern Nigeria Kill Dozens of Worshippers During Afternoon Prayers -- VICE

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