60 and still counting - death toll in Adamawa bomb blasts rises

Posted by News Express | 2 May 2018 | 1,651 times

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More than 60 people were killed in twin suicide bombings in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, on Tuesday, two local residents who attended funerals of the victims told AFP. Suicide bombers killed dozens of people at a mosque and a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, in a twin attack bearing the hallmarks of Islamist insurgents Boko Haram.

One, Muhammad Hamidu, said: “I took part in the burial of 68 people. More bodies were being brought by families of the victims.” Another, Abdullahi Labaran, said: “We left 73 freshly dug graves where each victim was buried.” (AFP)

 


Source: News Express

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