Gunmen kill six at Nigerian Christmas service

France 24:

Gunmen kill six at Nigerian Christmas service
© AFP file photo from Christmas 2011

Gunmen attacked a church in northern Nigeria during a midnight mass on Christmas Eve, killing six people including the pastor, before setting the building ablaze, residents and police said Tuesday.

By FRANCE 24 (text)

Gunmen killed six people attending midnight mass at a church in northern Nigeria on Christmas Eve, police and residents confirmed on Tuesday.

“A group of gunmen came into the village at midnight and went straight to the church… they opened fire on them, killing the pastor and five worshippers. They then set fire to the church,” said Usman Mansir, resident of Peri village, near Potiskum, the economic capital of Yobe state.

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Canadian artist and counter-jihad and freedom of speech activist as well as devout Schrödinger's catholic

4 thoughts on “Gunmen kill six at Nigerian Christmas service

  1. I agree with 80% of that. Its the last 20% I would lose.

    ‘All Christians should be packing firearms’ would be the way I look at it.

  2. I’m with you Eeyore, all Christians should be packing firearms, the crime rated in all nations would go down, and the Moslems would think twice about attacking us.

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