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4 Christian villages attacked in Nigeria

March 07, 2014

Four Christian villages in Riyom, an area in central Nigeria’s Plateau State, were attacked on March 5.

An estimated 200 houses were burned down, and 16 people were killed, according to the Punch, Nigeria’s most popular newspaper.

The Islamist terrorist organization Boko Haram is suspected in the attack.


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