|Religious Riots Rock Nigeria
27 February 2006
Africa's most populous nation is in the grip of religious riots.
In Nigeria, West Africa, more than 130 people are dead after a week of violence between Christians and Muslims. The death toll is expected to climb.
Muslim residents are fleeing the southern city of Onitsha, where Christians have killed 80 Muslims in retaliation for Muslim attacks on Christians in the north.
Muslim mobs protesting cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammed have destroyed 31 churches and killed 50 Christians.
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