5 killed in out­break of re­li­gious vi­o­lence

Austin American-Statesman - - THURSDAYBRIEFING - Com­piled from wire re­ports

JALINGO — An at­tack on a mosque by Chris­tian youths in east­ern Nige­ria erupted into blood­shed, leav­ing at least five peo­ple dead as re­li­gious vi­o­lence con­tin­ued be­tween Chris­tians and Mus­lims, wit­nesses and po­lice said. Chris­tians burned the mosque in the com­mu­nity of Wukari to the ground, po­lice said. Street fight­ing then erupted be­tween Chris­tian and Mus­lim youths, leav­ing at least five peo­ple dead and at least 15 oth­ers wounded.

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