Ramadan is the month during which Muslims redouble their efforts to please Allah. And Allah commands Muslims to kill and be killed in his cause, promising them Paradise if they do so: “Indeed, Allah has purchased from the believers their lives and their properties, for that they will have Paradise. They fight in the cause of Allah, so they kill and are killed.” (Qur’an 9:111)
NIAMEY (Reuters) – Three suicide bombers killed 10 people at a mosque in Niger’s southeastern city of Diffa who had gathered after breaking the Ramadan fast, an army spokesman said on Tuesday.
The area around Diffa, close to Lake Chad and the borders with Nigeria, Chad and Cameroon, is a stronghold for two factions of militant group Boko Haram, which have been fighting to establish an Islamic state in the region.
“It was last night that these three people exploded their charges during a religious service,” the spokesman said. He later said the three bombers were female….