Agence France-PresseFebruary 22, 2013 11:46
Attackers in Nigeria, including some wearing military uniforms, have killed 10 members of the same family, with half the victims under the age of six, the military and an official said Friday.
Central Plateau state, where the attack occurred late Thursday, has seen waves of violence that has killed thousands in recent years, in part due to tension between mostly Muslim herdsmen and a mainly Christian ethnic group.
"A family of 10 were ... murdered," said Pam Ayuba, the governor's spokesman. "Five little children including a two-month-old child were slaughtered."