bomb attacks kill 47 people, injure 50 in Nigeria

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SHAFAQNA – Press TV reported that Three bomb attacks have hit Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri in Borno State, leaving at least 47 people dead and 50 wounded. In the first attack, which took place at around 11:20 a.m. (1020 GMT) at the Baga fish market, followed by the second and third blasts, which respectively hit the Monday Market and a busy Borno Express bus station just after 1:00 p.m. “The death toll has risen to 47, with at least 50 others injured. The dead include women and children,” said Abubakar Gamandi, head of the Borno state fisherman’s union who was at the scene at of the first attack. A nurse at the hospital and area vigilante leader, Danlami Ajaokuta, confirmed his account.

Source : Press TV

 

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