A child cries at an internally displaced camp in Nigeria's ...
Dec 26th, 2010
(Reuters) - A child cries at an internally displaced camp in Nigeria's central city of Jos December 26, 2010. Clashes broke out between armed Christian and Muslim groups near the central Nigerian city of Jos on Sunday, a Reuters witness said, after Christmas Eve bombings in the region killed more than 30 people. Buildings were set ablaze and people were seen running for cover as the police and military arrived on the scene in an effort to disperse crowds. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde (NIGERIA - Tags: CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW RELIGION) -
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