Armed Muslims in Nigeria Kill Christians in Their Homes
Gabriel Anthony, 25, was steeped in quiet, prayerful devotion at 5 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, in this northern Nigerian village when he heard gunshots.
âWithin minutes, bullets were piercing into our rooms,â Anthony told Morning Star News. âI escaped from my room by jumping through the window.â
A half hour later, seven of his relatives in Adu village, Kaduna state, were dead, including his father, 60-year-old Anthony Nkom; his mother, 45-year-old Asabe Anthony; his brother, 35-year-old James Anthony; and another brother, 37-year-old Andrew Anthony. Also killed were three of his nephews â 5-year-old Meshack Aaron, 12-year-old Bulus James Anthony, and 15-year-old Happiness Anthony.
The bodies of Happiness and Meshack were buried in one grave, and those of the other five in another....