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.
â€śWithin minutes, bullets were piercing into our rooms,â€ť Anthony told Morning Star News. â€śI escaped from my room by jumping through the window.â€ť
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....