'Ethnic cleansing' attacks by Muslim clan on Christians leaves 45 dead and scores injured
The co-ordinated attacks were executed in five villages across the central belt of the West African nation - an area mostly populated by Christians.
The Muslim Hausa-Fulani herdsmen responsible for the latest wave of killings have already taken over 16 villages - stealing grazing land from Christian communities.
Most of the victims in the latest atrocities were women, children and elderly people, who could not escape the gunfire of the attackers.
More than 120 buildings, including eight churches, were also razed to the ground.
Samuel Adamu, who was in one of the villages that came under... read more
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