Muslim youth attack Catholics in Nigeria
January 18, 2010
Violence has again erupted in the northern Nigerian city of Jos, and 35 arrests were made after band of Muslim youths attacked Catholics who were going to Mass. “There was a breach of the peace by a handful of Muslim youths who, without any form of provocation whatsoever, started attacking people who were going to church,” said the state police commissioner.
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