Nigeria: death toll rises to 500 – Insideworld.com

According to Insideworld.com the death toll in Nigeria’s clashes in Jos rises to 500. Initially authorities estimated 100 victims.

Also the South African website IOL.co.za writes about the 500 people killed Sunday “in communal clashes near Nigeria’s central city of Jos, says a state governor’s advisor, revising a previous toll of about 100 dead”.

“We have been able to make 95 arrests but at the same time over 500 people have been killed in this heinous act… by Fulani herdsmen,” Dan Manjang said in a telephone interview. – Sapa-AFP

Sources: Insideworld.com, IOL.co.za, Sapa-AFP

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