Thirteen reported dead in Nigeria attack
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 16:10
Jos: Thirteen people were reported dead after an attack on a village in central Nigeria on Tuesday, police said, in the latest unrest in the tense region hit by a series of Christmas Eve bomb blasts.

"I am told that 13 people died in the dawn attack," said Plateau state police commissioner Abdulrahman Akano, adding that officers had been sent to the mainly Christian village of Wareng to verify.

A local politician also said that 13 people were believed killed.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 16:10

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