Fulani Militants Killed Eleven Christians in Nigeria

07/23/2020 Nigeria (International Christian Concern) – On July 20th, in Kaduna, Nigeria, Fulani Militants murdered eleven Christians. Rev. Isaac Ango of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), said Fulani militants attacked a village called Gora Gan, and set fire to dozens of houses around seven p.m. that night.

Rev. Ango also stated that seven other Christians were injured during the attack and receiving treatment at General Hospital in Zonkwa. Many other people are missing. This recent attack has caused over 500 internally displaced people (IDPs) who are Christians seeking refuge at the Zonkwa Town Camp. Ezekiel James, a refugee camp staffer, told Morning Star News (MSN), “These internally displaced Christians are in dire need of food items, drugs, and facilities to treat those who are traumatized.” 

Muslim Fulani militants killed more than 50 Christians during attacks in southern Kaduna state since the lead pastor of the Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) was murdered on June 12th, 2020.

Nigeria is ranked number twelve on Open Doors’ 2020 World Watch List of countries where Christians are the most in danger for practicing their faith. The Christian Solidarity International (CSI) issued a genocide warning in Nigeria in response to the rising violent conflict caused by Islamic militants.

 

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