Gunmen attack Catholic parish in Nigeria, kill 22
Catholic World News - January 28, 2014
Gunmen bombed and fired upon a Catholic parish in Borno State, which is located in northeastern Nigeria, and killed 22 worshippers, according to a Reuters news agency report.
The gunmen also burned down nearby homes and took the residents hostage.
The Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram is suspected in the attack.
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