Nigeria: Muslims murder four, burn church in “blasphemy” riot
A busy day for the jihad in Nigeria. This is a different incident from the one posted here.
Four persons have so far lost their lives while at least one house, a church and a shop have been burnt in a riot sparked by alleged posting of a blasphemous statement about Prophet Muhammad on the social media in Pandogari town, Niger State last Sunday, according to Nigerian military authorities.
In a statement released on Tuesday morning, the military announced imposition of curfew on the town to curb the raging violence in which it said has also led to looting of 25 shops.
Major N. C Agwu, Assistant Director Army Public Relations, in the statement released on Tuesday morning said the religious riot began at about 6 pm on Sunday when one Mr Methodus Chimaije Emmanuel, a 24 year old trader based in Pandogari, Rafi LGA of Niger State was attacked and killed by a mob in the town on allegation of posting a blasphemous statement about Prophet Muhammad on the social media.
He added that troops of 31 Artillery Brigade
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