Mass Shooting in Nigerian Church: At Least 8 Killed, 18 Injured

by Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE on August 7, 2017

in Featured, Featured News, News

© AP Photo/ Olamikan Gbemiga

© AP Photo/ Olamikan Gbemiga

Sputniknews – 7/8/17

At least eight people were killed and 18 more were injured in a shooting in a church in the southern Nigerian city of Ozubulu located in the Anambra state, police of Anambra said in a Sunday statement.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the statement, the law enforcers would brief the public after the end of the investigation into the deadly incident.

“Unknown gunmen had today Sunday, 6th August 2017 entered the church, while the mass was going on and shot at worshipers… The hospital authority has confirmed 8 persons dead, and 18 injured,” the statement published by police said.

The statement added that police were searching for the perpetrators of the attack and called on the citizens to stay vigilant and to report about suspicious people.

Source:

Previous post:

Next post:

Buy the new book from the house of OCP:

The Orthodox Dilemma

Paperback – April 16, 2016
by George Alexander

The Orthodox Dilemma consists of personal reflections on global Pan-Orthodox Christian Unity. The work focuses on the need for establishing sacramental communion between the Eastern, Oriental and other families of Orthodox Churches. The author calls to create a common conciliar platform for Orthodox Churches and to establish dialogues between Eastern, Oriental, Old Believes, Old Calendar, Non-canonical, Unrecognized and New Generation Orthodox Churches.The major aim of the work is to provide different and unique aspects of Pan-Orthodox Christian Unity.The book also sheds light on problems, challenges and scope of inter-orthodox dialogue. This may be the first book of its kind to call for the creation of a global platform for all Orthodox Christians.The book tries to provide unique aspects of Orthodox Christianity.The work is a combination of personal thoughts of the author, history, contemporary Orthodoxy, dialogue and Pan-Orthodox Christian approach.


Buy now:
Paperback