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Death toll in Nigeria Mubi attacks reaches 21 - Red Cross

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Jan 7 (Reuters) - The death toll in attacks by gunmen in the Nigerian town of Mubi has reached 21, the Red Cross said on Saturday, and reports of fresh attacks on Christians in the country's northeast have heightened fears of a sectarian conflict.

Gunmen opened fire in a hall in Mubi on Friday where a group of Christians had gathered to mourn the deaths of those killed in an attack the previous day.

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