Suicide bomber kills six in NE Nigeria: rescuers

Nigerian soldiers are seen patrolling in Maiduguri, the capital of north-eastern Borno stateA suicide bomber killed six people in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, on Friday, the country’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said. The agency said at least 17 other people were injured and taken to hospital after the blast at a mosque during early morning prayers. The attack was the sixth time this month that Maiduguri has been hit by suicide bombers, underscoring concerns about the safety of civilians from Boko Haram Islamists.

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