Islamist extremists shot dead a Christian bride and a group of her friends as they traveled to her wedding in Nigeria on 26 December.
A Barnabas Fund contact said bride Martha Bulus and her party had set out by road from Maiduguri to make their way to Adamawa for the ceremony, due to take place on 31 December. The brutal murder of bride Martha Bulus and her friends has shaken the Christian community They were ambushed by members of Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gwoza, in Borno State, an area where jihadists have attacked before. Despite the efforts of the driver to evade the attackers, all on board the vehicle were shot dead. Other unconfirmed reports say Miss Bulus was beheaded and her friends were abducted. The contact said the Christian community has been “terribly shaken” by […]