BIG BREAKING NEWS – CHRISTIANS KILLED: At least 14 Christians killed including an evangelical pastor [#NigeriaPersecution #ChristianPersecution] 09/17
Militant groups have killed at least 14 Christians, including an evangelical pastor, in southern Kaduna since September 11, 2021 and have kidnapped a Catholic priest.
The macheted and gunshot body of Silas Yakubu Ali, senior pastor of the Evangelical Church Winning All in the Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, was found September 12, 2021 after he failed to attend worship.
Silas Yakubu Ali had been ambushed after his motorcycle ran out of fuel near Asha-Awuce about a third of a mile from his home.
The killings also include 2 youths who were attacked while working on a farm in Zangon Kataf, and at least 11 people, including 2 pregnant women, killed in an attack on Apyizhime Jim Village.
10 of those killed in Apyizhime Village were members of a church Ali oversaw, and 1 was Catholic.
Benson Yakusak, a priest at St. Matthews Catholic Church Achuna-Sarki, also in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area, was kidnapped by armed militants.
At least 14 Christians killed in Nigeria, including pastor – Baptist Standard