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  5/31/2013, Sivan 22, 5773

Nigerian Officer: Strike Against West Like One on Us

A Nigerian army officer declared, Thursday, that a terrorist attack on Western interests is like an attack on Nigeria.

Interviewed by the Associated Press, following the discovery of a Hizbullah terror cell and weapons bunker, the officer said that whether the terrorists wanted to hit Israeli or Western interests, it would not go over easy, adding that it was against Nigerian interests as well. He said many Nigerian residents have worked in Israel and the West, and the characteristics of those countries is embedded in them, so that a strike against them would be like a strike against the Nigerian people.