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  12/27/2011, Tevet 1, 5772

Two Arrested in Nigerian Church Bombings

Nigerian authorities arrested two men, Monday, on suspicion of the bombing of a church next to the capital, Abuja, on Sunday, according to national security adviser, Owoeye Azazi. Azazi says a third man was killed in the explosion, along with 26 other

An additional 16 people are known to have died as a result of explosions at four other Nigerian churches. The extremist Muslim group Boko Haram said it was behind the attacks.