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Monday, 28 February, 2000, 18:48 GMT
In pictures: Kaduna after the riot
Hundreds of people have been killed in bloody clashes between Muslims and Christians in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna.




Violence flared after a protest march against the possible introduction of Sharia Law in Kaduna State.



Troops were called in to restore order and a curfew was imposed.



Families fled the looting and arson with few belongings seeking refuge in army barracks.



The scale of the destruction was enormous.



Many were injured and had their homes and livelihoods destroyed.


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