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INSIGHT-Islamist attacks strain Nigeria's north-south divide

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  • Christmas Day bombings rub raw sectarian feelings

  • Christian leaders see Boko Haram "declaration of war"

  • Analysts fear more violence, but civil war not likely

  • Worries that sect's attacks could reach oil-rich south

By Tim Cocks

JOS, Nigeria, Dec 29 (Reuters) - The line dividing Christians from Muslims that runs along a rocky valley in the central Nigerian town of Jos may not be visible to the eye, but it burns in the minds of local people.

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