Two girl suicide bombers kill at least three in Nigeria's Maiduguri

By REUTERS
December 11, 2016 16:10

MAIDUGURI - Two girl suicide bombers killed at least three people and wounded 17 at a market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday, a spokesman for state emergency agency NEMA, Sani Datti, said.

Residents said about nine people had been killed.

Boko Haram Islamists have been waging an insurgency for seven years in the region to try to establish an Islamic state.



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