Pastor pictured preaching with gun strapped to his side

Pastor pictured preaching with gun strapped to his side

A pastor is Nigeria's Yobe State has been pictured with what appears to be an Ak-47 assault rifle strapped to his side as he preached on the pulpit.

Pastor pictured preaching with gun strapped to his side

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The picture was reportedly taken at the St. James Catholic Cathedral, Military Base, Yobe State.

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Boko Haram elements are said to have been attacking targets in the area, compelling the pastor to arm himself with the gun with which he could defend himself in the event of an attack.

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