Muslims Attack Christian Group at Town Hall Meeting, Killing at least 20 Christians


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Fears Christians are being targeted by radical Muslims as 20 are killed in Nigerian town hall massacre by John Hutchinson, Daily Mail, January 7

Suspected gunmen from a radical Muslim sect attacked a town hall Friday in rural northeast Nigeria, killing at least 20 people who had gathered for a meeting of a Christian ethnic group, police said.

The attack at noon targeted a town hall where Christian Igbo people were holding a meeting, with gunmen chanting 'God is great' as they fired Kalashnikov rifles.

The killings come after a spokesman for the sect known as Boko Haram threatened to begin specifically targeting Christians living in the country's Muslim north in its increasingly bloody sectarian fight with Nigeria's weak central government.

Unrest: Tensions will be heightened after the killing of 20 people in a town hall

Unrest: Tensions will be heightened after the killing of 20 people in a town hall

[..] 'We started hearing many gunshots through the windows,' said Okey Raymond, 48, who attended the meeting. 'Everyone scampered for safety, but the gunmen chanted: 'God is great God is great' while shooting at us.'
Raymond said he hid under a table and escaped out a back door.

The gunmen also carried knives and machetes, the police commissioner said.

No arrests have been made in the attack, which left at least another 15 people wounded.

Friday's attack comes after gunmen attacked a church in the northeast Nigeria city of Gombe during a prayer service Thursday night, spraying the congregation with gunfire and killing at least eight people including the pastor's wife, local medical officials said.

No one has claimed responsibility for that attack, though Boko Haram has targeted churches in the past in its campaign to implement strict Shariah law across Nigeria.

Boko Haram, whose name means 'Western education is sacrilege' in the local Hausa language, is responsible for at least 510 killings last year alone, according to an Associated Press count.

The group claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least 42 people in a Christmas Day bombing of a Catholic church near Abuja, as well as a suicide car bombing targeting the U.N. headquarters in the capital that killed 25 people and wounded more than 100.

Nigeria's central government has been slow to respond to the sect.

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