Official: Dozens Feared Dead in Nigeria Church Attack

By CHINEDU ASADU, Related Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen opened hearth on worshippers at a Catholic church in southwestern Nigeria on Sunday and in addition detonated explosives, a state lawmaker stated. Dozens had been feared lifeless together with youngsters.

Ogunmolasuyi Oluwole stated the attackers focused the St. Francis Catholic Church in Ondo state simply because the worshippers gathered on Pentecost Sunday.

Among the many lifeless had been many youngsters, stated Oluwole, who visited the scene and in addition the hospital the place most of the wounded had been being handled.

Whereas a lot of Nigeria has struggled with safety points together with Islamic extremism, Ondo is broadly often known as one in every of Nigeria’s most peaceable states.

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