Deadly Christian-Muslim clash in central Nigeria: witnesses

Clashes broke out between Christians and Muslims in tense central Nigeria on Monday, with witnesses reporting a number of deaths as well as vehicles and at least two shops set ablaze.

The head of a search-and-rescue team for the Muslim community in the city of Jos, where the clashes occurred, reported nine dead and 106 people wounded, but there was no official confirmation.

Information commissioner for Plateau state Yiljap Abraham said “there are casualties, but the police will give that later.”

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