On Friday, bombings in Jos, Nigeria claimed over thirty lives. More violence followed over the weekend, as VOA reports:
News agencies quoted witnesses as reporting that buildings were set on fire in Jos. Security forces were patrolling the area to contain the violence and disperse crowds.
Clashes between religious and ethnic groups have killed hundreds of people in and around Jos in recent years.
Plateau state governor Jonah David Jang said the attacks were aimed at sparking violence between Christians and Muslims that would interfere with preparations for April’s presidential poll.
Euronews has a video report: