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March 12, 2012 10:47 am

Christian Muslim Violence Continues in Nigeria, Bombings and Lynchings Kill 17

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Downtown Jos, Nigeria. Photo: wiki commons.

AllAfrica – At least seven people including a pregnant woman were killed when a suicide car bomber struck the St. Finbarr’s Catholic Church in Jos, sparking reprisals in which 10 people were lynched by mobs in parts of the city.

The blast occurred at about 10.30 am at Rayfield when the church was having a fresh mass having concluded an earlier one.

A suicide bomber driving a Vectra car approached the gate but was stopped by church security men for a search.

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