Islamist sect claims responsibility for Nigeria attacks

By REUTERS
December 25, 2011 16:02




MAIDUGURI - Islamist sect Boko Haram claimed responsibility for a wave of Christmas day bombings in Nigeria on Sunday, including an attack on a Catholic church that killed at least 25 people.

Boko Haram spokesman Abu Qaqa claimed the bombings in a statement to the journalists' association of Maiduguri, capital of the group's heartland.


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