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Death toll in Jos crisis hits 192

•Plateau government imposes 24-hour curfew on Jos•Minister says no hiding place for sponsors of riot At least 192 people have been killed during two days of violence between Christian and Muslim gangs in the city of Jos, officials have said. Extra troops have been deployed to the area, which has seen several bouts of deadly violence in recent years. To this end, the Plateau government on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew on the state capital, Jos, following the renewed outbreak of violence in ...
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Added January 19, 2010
from Businessday Nigeria