Religious violence leaves 8 dead, student in hospital, rescuer's house burnt

See 10 graphic pictures of religious violence in Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara, Zamfara state.

Religious violence in Zamfara state

According to numerous sources, the crisis was caused a Christian student's disrespectful comments about Islam, which led to a crowd of angry Muslims descending on him.

The mob proceeded to burn down the house of a kindhearted man, named Tajudeen, who rescued the student and drove him to the hospital.

Eight people were killed in the fire.

More pictures of the incident have just been released.

Check them out in the gallery above.

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