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Pope condemns Nigeria mosque attacks as ‘sin against God’

Istanbul, PTI | Updated : 30 November 2014, 05:39 PM

Pope Francis today condemned the deadly attacks on a mosque in northern Nigeria as an “extremely serious sin against God”, in comments on the final day of his trip to Turkey.

At least 120 people were killed and 270 others wounded when two suicide bombers blew themselves up and gunmen opened fire during weekly prayers on Friday at the Grand Mosque in Kano.

First Published: Sunday, November 30, 2014 05:30 PM
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