Nigeria: Clashes in Taraba Kill Dozens


At least 20 people have been killed and several others wounded in Wukari, Taraba State, when unknown gunmen attacked the villages.


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Nigerian security forces on patrol (file photo).

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  • Nigeria:  Religious Clash Kills Five, Injures Hundreds

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  • Nigeria:  Five Killed As Crisis Erupts in Taraba Community

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    Leadership, 24 February 2013

    Five people were killed and several others wounded yesterday in Wukari, Taraba State, as misguided fanatics engaged in a bloody combat. read more »