The river of Christian blood continues to flow.
Abuja, May 10 (PTI) — At least seven people were killed and several others wounded when gunmen set fire to a home as they attacked a Christian village today near Nigeria’s volatile city of Jos, officials said.
The attackers shot at anybody who tried to escape the inferno, killing seven. They also wounded several others in the village of Tahoss, inhabited by Christians.
Police spokesman, Samuel Dabai confirmed the incident adding that the police have started investigating.
Jos city which is the capital of Nigeria’s central state of Plateau has been a flashpoint of conflict between Christians and Muslims and the neighbouring villages are just starting to feel the heat of the conflict which started with the question of who is an indigene and who constitutes a settler.
Hundreds of people have died in internecine crisis involving ethnic Fulanis and Beroms in Jos and its environs.