At Least 32 Christians killed as Muslim extremists burn homes, church in Nigeria

At Least 32 Christians killed as Muslim extremists burn homes, church in Nigeria
Fulani herdsman in 2018 attack (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Religion of peace, and don’t you forget it.]

At least 32 Christians were killed by suspected Fulani extremists in Nigeria Tuesday, sources told a leading Christian persecution monitoring group.

The early-morning attack occurred in the district of Maro in the Kaduna state of north-central Nigeria, according to reports. In addition to the loss of life, homes and at least one church were burned as hundreds were displaced. Some homes even reportedly had sleeping residents inside when they were lit on fire.

“Please pray for peace in Kaduna state — hundreds have been displaced and hundreds killed by the Fulani jihadists,” The Rev. Bakari Ibrahim, director of the ECWA’s Evangelical Missionary Society, told Morning Star News. “We evacuated about a hundred EMS kids from Kufana for safety.”

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Resident Mordecai Funom Ibrahim told the persecution news outlet that about 400 armed Fulanis attacked villages around Maro around 6 a.m. Tuesday.

At the time of the attack, a group of women affiliated with the ECWA had gathered for a meeting at the local church.

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