Nigeria

Gunmen kill 6, wound 10 in Nigeria church attack

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05 Jan 2012 23:51

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By Mike Oboh

KANO, Nigeria, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fire on a church service in Nigeria on Thursday, killing six people and wounding 10, the church's pastor said, the latest in a string of attacks that has raised fears of sectarian conflict in Africa's most populous nation.

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