Will the Islamophobia never end? “14 Nigerian Islamists arrested after deadly bomb attacks,” from AFP, June 9 (thanks to Twostellas):
KANO, Nigeria (AFP) — Police in northern Nigeria said on Thursday they have arrested 14 suspected Islamists thought to be linked to bomb attacks on a church and police stations that killed 14 people this week.
The arrests were made in the troubled city of Maiduguri, where attacks blamed on an extremist sect have killed dozens in recent months.
“We have made 14 arrests of suspected members of the outlawed Boko Haram sect in connection with Tuesday’s attacks,” Borno state police spokesman Lawal Abdullahi said….
Several bomb explosions and gunshots rocked the city in attacks suspected to have been staged by members of the radical Islamic sect which has claimed responsibility for other attacks targeting soldiers and policemen, community and religious leaders as well as politicians.
A pentecostal pastor with the Church of Christ in Nigeria was among those killed in Tuesday’s blasts while a Catholic church targeted in the attacks was badly shattered….