Tags: France | attacks | Charlie | Hebdo | Niger | church

45 Churches Torched in Niger Capital in Cartoon Demos

Monday, 19 January 2015 06:59 AM

Forty-five churches were torched over the weekend in Niger's capital during deadly protests over the publication of a Prophet Mohammed cartoon by the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, police said on Monday.

The protests, which left five people dead and 128 people injured, also saw a Christian school and orphanage set alight, Adily Toro, a spokesman for the national police, told a press conference. Similar protests on Friday in the second city of Zinder also saw five people killed and 45 wounded.

 

 

© AFP 2018

   
1Like our page
2Share
Newsfront
Forty-five churches were torched over the weekend in Niger's capital during deadly protests over the publication of a Prophet Mohammed cartoon by the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, police said on Monday.The protests, which left five people dead and 128 people...
France, attacks, Charlie, Hebdo, Niger, church
82
2015-59-19
Monday, 19 January 2015 06:59 AM
Newsmax Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved