Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

The World | IN BRIEF / NIGERIA

Islamic Militants Burn Down 13 Churches

November 21, 2003|From Times Wire Reports

Islamic militants burned down 13 churches and several houses and shops in the remote northern Nigerian town of Kazaure after a Christian student was accused of insulting the prophet Muhammad, police said.

Hundreds have died in religious clashes in Kano, capital of the neighboring Jigawa province, in the last three years.

Advertisement
Los Angeles Times Articles
|
|
|