Mosque In Nigeria Set On Fire During Morning Worship

A family dispute over inheritance rights led to grief in Kano state when a 38-year-old man set a mosque on fire while worshippers were observing the early morning prayer. The accused reportedly sprayed the mosque with petroleum, locked the doors, and set it on fire trapping about 40 worshippers inside.

About a dozen people were killed while many more who suffered various injuries struggled for their lives at nearby health facilities. The incident has left the community in shock as families grieve over relations caught in the arson incident.



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