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Gunmen attack Nigerian churches

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Gunmen in Nigeria have attacked two churches during Sunday services, killing and wounding a number of worshippers, reports say.

In Biu in Borno state, five gunmen opened fire, killing one woman and injuring three other people.

In the central city of Jos, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a church, injuring several people.

No-one has admitted the latest attacks, but radical Islamic sect Boko Haram has targeted churches before.

The group has carried out numerous attacks in northern Nigeria, killing hundreds of people since 2009.

Boko Haram - whose name means "No to Western education" - wants to impose Sharia law across Nigeria.

It has targeted churches, schools, police stations, and other government buildings.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-18386156#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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