Will the Muslims who are protesting Peter King’s hearings be so kind as to take a moment out of their busy schedule to condemn this also? And to show what they’re doing within Muslim communities in the U.S. and elsewhere to teach against the attitudes that give rise to this? “Attack kills four in central Nigeria: military,” from AFP, February 28 (thanks to Weasel Zippers):
JOS, Nigeria “” An overnight attack has killed at least four people in tense central Nigeria, a region regularly hit by violence between Christian and Muslim ethnic groups, the military said Monday.
The pre-dawn attack occured in Dabwak, a mainly Christian village near the flashpoint city of Jos.
“There are four killed,” Brigadier General Hassan Umaru, commander of a military unit deployed in the area, told AFP.
Locals said five people — a mother and four children — were shot and killed, blaming Fulani Muslims for the attack.
“It’s the Fulanis that came shooting. They killed… my mother-in-law, three of my brothers-in-law and my sister-in-law,” said a woman before breaking down on the phone and hanging up.
Umaru said “any attack in the fringes of this area is suspected to be by Fulanis.” No arrests had been made….