Armed gunmen attack Christian church in northern city of Gombe, killing 6 people and wounding 10

Armed gunmen attacked a Christian church in the northern city of Gombe, killing 6 people and wounding 10. Although there were no claims of responsibility for the attack, the Islamist group Boko Haram have issued a three-day ultimatum for Christians living in Nigeria's mainly Muslim north to leave the region or be killed.

Travellers in northern Nigeria should exercise extreme caution and avoid potential terrorist targets such as public gathering venues.

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