Christian leader gunned down by Islamic militants in Nigeria
A Nigerian Christian leader was killed when suspected Muslim militants burst into his home and shot him, as the religious fighting in Africaâ€™s most populous nation continues to worsen.
Two members of Islamic militant group Boko Haram shot Faye Pama Mysa, a Pentecostal pastor and secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, in his home Wednesday, according to multiple reports. The attack came just after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency because of ongoing attacks.
â€śThe Borno CAN secretary has been killed,â€ť CAN spokesman Kenny Asaka told the BNL news service. â€śWe've got the report and the national president received it with heavy heart. It is very sad.â€ť...