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Muslim And Christian Massacres In Nigeria Prove A Point In Belfast

SO far not mentioned here is the weekend slaughter of hundreds in religious and tribal clashes in Central Nigeria, writes AGW.

The final death toll in the Muslim on Christian attacks with machetes, knives and spears could be well over 500. Already 332 have been buried after what was probably a revenge attack for an incident in January.
Some of the suspected killers in a Nigerian police station.
The attacks were on three villages around the city of Jos. It seems to be the end result of the usual religious turmoil, lack of housing, jobs and lost opportunity.

There is a chilling account of it all from the murderer’s viewpoint in The New York Times
There is already the usual metaphorical shrugging of shoulders and “What you expect of savages?” littering the in-box.

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Posted: 11th, March 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment