Muslims still on rampage in Kano
As Muslim prayers ended today in Kano, Nigeria, more violence erupted in the city that officials thought they had largely under control. Andrew Ubah, the head of the Christian Association of Nigeria in Kano, now estimates that 1,000 people have been killed in the last few days. Others agree that his earlier estimate of "almost 600" may have been too low.
"On Wednesday evening they brought in two trailer loads of bodies," an anonymous medical worker told Reuters today. "There was one trailer load the previous day. A lot of people were killed. I think it is even more than 600."
Fighting has also continued between Yakubu Pam, chairman of the Plateau State branch of CAN, and President Olusegun Obasanjo. Pam told the BBC that after yesterday's confrontation, presidential security agents questioned him for "several hours," and demanded he apologize for suggesting that Obasanjo hadn't given enough attention to earlier violence against Christians in the city. Pam says he's still thinking about it.
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