Dozens killed as suicide bombers hit NE Nigeria mosque: witnesses

The Islamist Boko Haram movement was founded in Maiduguri , the capital Nigeria's Borno state in 2002Dozens of worshippers were killed when two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a mosque in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri which has been hit repeatedly by Boko Haram militants, witnesses said. “We counted 42 dead bodies outside the mosque,” added Amadu Marte, a vigilante supporting the security forces in the fight against the Islamist Boko Haram group. “Casualties have been evacuated to UMTH (University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital) and specialist hospitals in Maiduguri,” it added.

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