Suicide bomber kills 2, wounds 14 at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

By REUTERS
January 14, 2015 00:35

 
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ABUJA/BAUCHI - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Tuesday, killing at least two other people and wounding 14 during prayers, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.

"We were holding prayers when we heard a loud explosion," witness Musa Usman told Reuters by phone.

"We rushed out of the mosque. There were so many people injured on the ground."

There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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