Catholic church attacked in Nigeria – estimates of 20 dead

Gunmen numbering about 5 invaded St Philips Catholic Church, Amakwa Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area, Anambra state and killed many worshippers. Reports say 50 people were killed but Police said only 12 died and 18 seriously injured.

According to an eyewitness, the gunmen invaded the church around 7:30 am today, Sunday, August 6th, 2017

This may be due to gang violence as opposed to sectarian conflict.


More… Gunmen on Sunday morning attacked worshippers at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, near Nnewi, Anambra State killing at least eight.

Several worshippers with gunshot wounds were also receiving treatment at the hospital. Witnesses said they feared that up to 20 people may have died.

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  • BillyHW

    Coexistance with muslims is not possible. It’s us or them. I choose us. Notice this didn’t happen in the Central African Republic? The’ve cleansed their land of these demon possessed paleo-Nazis.

  • JusticeVegas Covfefe Fanatic

    And Pope Francis keeps ignoring the bloodbath against Christians executed by Muslims. There will be a special place in hell for you Frankie!

    • DavidinNorthBurnaby

      Roasting next to Mo would be very appropriate I think.

  • ontario john

    Little attention to this story in the media. But what we did get all day was that mosque bombing in the states, and of course islamophobia is running rampant in North America.

    • If that incident turns out to be bunk, what is the total time to disappears from the news cycle?

      I say an hour.

  • DavidinNorthBurnaby

    I wonder if al Ceebeera will even mention this.

  • Cat-astrophe

    Christians are going to have to stop baiting them.
    Christians will HAVE to cease to exist in order to do so.
    ….and the Muslims supposedly tolerate christians…what do they do to those they hate….

  • Arm. Christians.