Gunmen and suicide bomber attack Nigerian churches

By REUTERS
June 11, 2012 00:57

 
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MAIDUGURI/JOS, Nigeria - Islamist terrorists attacked two churches in Nigeria on Sunday, spraying the congregation of one with bullets, killing at least one person, and blowing up a car in a suicide bombing at the other, wounding 41, witnesses and police said.

No one was killed by the car bombing in the central city of Jos, but youths attacked bystanders in retaliation, killing two, police said.

Islamist group Boko Haram's spokesman Abu Qaqa claimed responsibility for both attacks. "Yes, we did both and we will continue until we achieve our goal," he told reporters in a conference call in Maiduguri, the sect's homebase, declining further questions.

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