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By Rick Dewsbury 28th December 2011
A Christian couple and their one-year-old son have been shot dead by Muslim gunmen in a ‘religious attack’ in Nigeria, police said today.
The family were in a village near the the city of Jos on Tuesday evening when the killers – believed to be Muslim herdsmen – opened fire.
Plateau state spokesman Pam Ayuba said today that assailants shot the Christian couple and their child near their home.