Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 56 in Nigerian market

By REUTERS
December 9, 2016 23:07

YOLA/BAUCHI, Nigeria - Two schoolgirl suicide bombers killed 56 people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated attack on a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali on Friday, a local official said.

The bombings bore the hallmark of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, which has been waging an insurgency to set up a state adhering to a strict interpretation of Muslim laws in the northeast. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.


Related Content

Breaking news
September 20, 2019
Netanyahu met with Jason Greenblatt to discuss "Deal of the Century"

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF