Nigeria: Four killed in religious rioting

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August 29, 2011
Sacramento Bee    
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"Authorities say at least four people were killed in a riot in a central Nigerian city that is beset by religious and ethnic tensions. Nigeria's National Emergency Management Agency said the fighting began Monday in Jos after Muslims began praying in a predominantly Christian neighborhood in the city. Officials with a local Muslim group said the unidentified attackers used knives, machetes and bows and arrows." (08/29/11)



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