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Nigeria: three suicide bombers kill at least 20 people at market

Bombers leave dozens wounded at crowded fish market in Konduga, just outside Maiduguri

Three suicide bombers have detonated their devices at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people.

Borno state police spokesman Joseph Kwaji said on Saturday that the attack happened on Friday night. Hospital officials said two patients later died from their injuries.

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Nigeria: death toll in Boko Haram attack on loggers rises to 25

More victims found after motorcycle-riding gunmen attack logging site where people were loading firewood into vehicles

The number of loggers killed in a Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria has risen to 25 following the discovery of more victims, survivors and militias said on Sunday.

Motorcycle-riding gunmen attacked a logging site where people were loading firewood into vehicles 20km from the state capital Maiduguri on Saturday.

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Source: gad