Bystanders look at vandalized buildings in Bauchi, northern Nigeria. Nigeria's security forces on Monday fought gun battles with radical Islamists who went on a rampage torching churches, police posts and government buildings in four northern states.
he attacks came a day after more than 50 people were killed in neighboring Bauchi state. The violence was not connected to unrest in the oil-producing Niger Delta in the south. Our parayers are with these people and they suffer the unrest in their areas.