Gunmen kill 2 in restive NE; death toll rises to 42 in Xmas attacks blamed on sect

LAGOS, Nigeria — Gunmen killed two civilians in a northeast Nigeria town plagued by attacks from a radical Muslim sect, an official said Friday, as a hospital official said one more person died from Christmas attacks blamed on the sect, raising the toll to 42. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Hassan Ifijeh Mohammed told The Associated Press that the attack occurred after Friday afternoon prayers in a ...
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Added December 30, 2011
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