Remember: what must be done above all is to drive criticism of jihad violence and Islamic supremacism from acceptable public discourse.
“Nigeria: Death toll in blasts in Christian area 27,” from the Associated Press, August 2:
KANO, Nigeria (AP) — A Christian leader says he carried three bodies from this week’s multiple blasts in the northern Nigerian city of Kano to a military hospital, raising the toll to at least 27 dead.
Tobias Itika of the Christian group Ohaeneze said Friday the three were not counted in a toll from two other hospitals. He said other victims were treated at an orthopedic hospital but he did not have an exact figure. Two other hospitals reported treating 20 wounded.
Nigeria’s military said Islamic extremists Monday night planted multiple bombs around a Kano bar thronged with people.
Tuesday night, extremists killed eight people in an attack targeting teachers and Muslim clerics in northeast Nigeria….