Nigeria: Muslim group claims attacks on two cities

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December 28, 2010
Bloomberg    
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"A Muslim group in Nigeria identifying itself as Jama’atu Ahlus-Sunnah Lidda’Awati Wal Jihad said it carried out Christmas Eve attacks on the cities of Jos and Maiduguri that killed at least 86 people. ... Multiple bomb blasts in Jos, capital of the central state of Plateau, targeted public places, including a Catholic church, killing at least 80 people .... Two churches were also attacked by gunmen on the same day in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state in northeast Nigeria, killing six people, said Mohammed Abubakar, the commissioner of police." (12/28/10)

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