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Monday, October 29, 2012

Nigeria: murderous attack against a church

An attempt to car bomb targeting a Catholic church in Kaduna Sunday, followed by reprisals by Christians angry, killed at least ten people were killed and 145 injured in the metropolis of northern Nigeria plagued by deadly attacks carried out by Islamist group Boko HaramAt least seven people were killed in the explosion. Three others died in the reprisals that followed.Armed with machetes and sticks, young Christians took to the streets of Kaduna, by attacking Muslim people can be when their anger exploded again because of the attacks repeated targeting churches during recent months. groups of Christians were first hit a taxi driver on a moped before seizing his gear, throw on it then the flood of gasoline and to burn him alive. An official rescue services confirmed the death of the driver, stating that relief could not save because the attackers were too violents.Les bodies of two men likely killed by the angry crowd could be seen near the church. 

The main attacks on churches since the end of 2011
In 2011 November 4: At least 150 dead in the north-east in a series of attacks claimed by Boko Haram against churches and police stations including Damaturu. Dec. 25: wave of attacks claimed by the sect and to particular churches: 49 deaths, including a suicide bomber. The deadliest attack (44 deaths) occurs outside of a church on the outskirts of Abuja. 2012 6 January: Armed men opened fire on a gathering of Christians in mourning: 17 dead in Mubi (north east). At least ten killed in an attack on a church in Yola. March 11: more than ten killed in a suicide attack against a church in Jos (center) and the violence that followed, the second for a church of this city 15 days (three dead) claimed by Boko Haram. 8 April: bombing on Easter Sunday near a church in Kaduna (North): at least 41 dead. 29, also in the North, twenty people are killed in a bombing and gunfire for two Christian religious services at a university in Kano. 3 June: A suicide bomber trying to detonate a car bomb in a church Bauchi (northeast), killing at least five people nearby.17, attacks claimed by Boko Haram are three churches in Kaduna and Zaria (north), causing a cycle of retaliation between Christians and Muslims. Over 100 dead in a week. Aug. 6: gunmen opened fire at an office in a temple evangelical Okene (Kogi State, center), killing at least 19 people, according to the army. The attack is not claimed. Another church Okene was referred by a bomb in July, but the explosion did not cause any casualties. September 23: At least two dead and 40 wounded in a kamikaze attack to a Catholic church in state of Bauchi. Oct. 28: Suicide attack against a church in Kaduna, followed by reprisals: At least eight dead and 145 injured (emergency services). An AFP correspondent witnessed acts of retaliation carried out by angry Christians, during which a man was doused with petrol before being burned alive.

People with machetes in the streets
Previously, the spokesman of the rescue services said that a Nigerian bomber had tried to project car bomb inside the church during the church service, but he seemed to have hit a barrier  but witnesses told their side that the bomber had continued to drive after hitting the barrier wall of the church and continued on his way inside the church. "Suddenly it was dark high speed and rammed the wall of the church, continuing his way inside the church, "said a witness Samuel Emmanuel. "At first I thought the driver had lost control of his vehicle. Suddenly there was a huge explosion when the vehicle reaches the building. There was dust, fire and smoke everywhere, "he said. In the streets of Kaduna, an AFP journalist saw people, some of whom were armed with machetes, shouting " Why the church? "while local officials tried to appeal for calm. In June, the France24 Observers had heard the testimony of a Christian entering Kaduna persecuted by Boko Haram.  The explosion occurred in the neighborhood Malali Kaduna target repeatedly attacks attributed to the radical Islamist group Boko Haram. Residents of Kaduna had reported a loud explosion near the Catholic church. "There was a loud explosion and saw smoke in the sky," said a resident of Kaduna. This explosion has shocked the people of Kaduna, already hit by deadly violence attributed to Islamist group Boko Haram radical . This new attack, which has not been claimed, occurs in the middle weekend of the Muslim festival of Eid.2,800 dead since 2009 In June, Boko Haram - which wants to establish Sharia (Islamic law) in the north has claimed responsibility for three suicide attacks targeting churches in Kaduna State, where is located the city of the same name, which led to bloody riots. Dozens of people were killed in the violence. Boko Haram attacks in central and northern Nigeria and their repression have more than 2,800 dead since 2009. Most of the violence have been committed in the state of Borno, where Boko Haram was founded. 's most populous country in Africa, Nigeria has 160 million people, about half of whom are Muslims. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan recently stated that the group was trying to start a conflict between the two religions. Nigerians have voiced their frustration at the inability of the police to curb the Boko Haram attacks, and warned that there would be retaliation if more violence were to continue. Several leaders of the Evangelical Church stated that Christians would be forced to defend themselves if nothing was done to stop the bloody attacks.

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