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Al Jazeera English - Africa - Probe sought into Nigeria killings

Al Jazeera English - Africa - Probe sought into Nigeria killings: "A US-based rights group has urged Nigeria's vice-president to order an immediate criminal investigation into 'a massacre of at least 150 Muslim residents' of a town in central Nigeria.

In a statement, Corinne Dufka, Human Rights Watch's (HRW) senior West Africa researcher, said the killings in Kuru Karama, 30km south of the city of Jos, required 'the authorities to act now'."