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Nigeria: massacre is alarming escalation

An expert on Islamist terrorism has expressed alarm after gunmen stormed a church in southwest Nigeria on Pentecost Sunday, killing as many as 50 worshippers, including women and children.

Iain Taylor; The Gospel Coalition; Open Doors

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Scene of Owo Church attack after the massacre

Witnesses said the gunmen detonated explosives before opening fire on the churchgoers. Officials were still calculating the final death toll days later.