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13 Dead, 65 Injured in the Bauchi Explosion
by flukky01 « on: November 17, 2014, 12:03:15 PM »




At least 13 people have been killed and 65 injured when a female suicide bomber blew herself up at a busy mobile phone market in northeast Nigeria.

The attack in the town of Azare in Bauchi state came as vendors were packing up for the day and is the latest in a recent wave of suicide attacks.

'So far, 13 persons were confirmed dead while 65 others sustained various degrees of injuries' Haruna Mohammed, Bauchi state police spokesman, said in a statement.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast but similar bombings have been carried out in the region by the Islamist militants of Boko Haram who are waging an insurgency against the government.

Residents said the suicide bomber entered the market accompanied by two men, one of whom was killed by an angry mob after the deadly blast.

'The two men tried to flee but they were pursued and apprehended. One of them was lynched to death whereas the other is now in custody,' a witness, Alyu Habib, told AFP.

He said he saw at least eight dead people after the explosion.
- See more at: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/world/africa/2014/11/17/suicide-bomber-kills-13-in-nigeria.html#sthash.Y9RS1ZEe.dpuf

« Last Edit: November 17, 2014, 07:04:03 PM by flukky01 »

 

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