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Ishaya Mallan, 29, a Christian man who witnessed the murder of his 11-year-old son, is standing inside his destroyed home in Kakuruk village, Gashish district, in the local government of Barkin Ladi, near Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. The village, inhabited by Christians from the Berom tribe, has received various attacks by neighbouring Muslim Fulani - a nomadic cattle-herder tribe non-indigenous to Plateau - with the last one on 7th July, 2012, when more than 30 houses were demolished and 8 Christian villagers killed. Ishaya's son was hiding in the bushes during the attack but the attackers found him, and slit his throat. The young father could only see him dying while also hiding in the bushes near his home to avoid attracting the attention of the attackers.