Boko Haram Islamists claim deadly Nigeria church blasts

2012-06-18 13:04

Boko Haram Islamists have claimed suicide attacks on three churches in northern Nigeria’s Kaduna state that killed at least 16 and sparked riots that killed dozens more.

“Allah has given us victory in the attacks we launched against churches in (the cities of) Kaduna and Zaria which resulted in the deaths of many Christians and security personnel,” said the email statement sent by Abul Qaqa, the purported Boko Haram spokesperson who has similarly claimed previous attacks.

 

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