Terrorism & Insurgency

Suicide attack kills 15 in Nigeria's Borno

20 September 2017

AT LEAST 15 people were killed and 43 others were wounded when two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives at an aid distribution point in the village of Mashalari in the Konduga area of Nigeria's Borno state on 18 September, Al-Jazeera reported. The two bombers detonated their explosives approximately 12 minutes apart, with the second killing only herself. Although there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, Wilayat Gharb Afriqiyya - formerly known as Boko Haram - have conducted previous similar attacks.

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