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Bomber kills Mass-goers in north Nigeria

Published 29/10/2012 | 05:00

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A suicide bomber has rammed an SUV loaded with explosives into a Catholic church holding Mass in northern Nigeria, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 100 others in an attack that sparked reprisal killings in the city, authorities said.

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As rescuers tried to reach the wounded in the Malali neighbourhood of Kaduna, angry youths armed with machetes and clubs beat to death two Muslims passing by the still-smouldering ruins of St Rita's Catholic church.

The attack happened around 9am yesterday as the parish priest conducted Sunday worship.

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