Two suicide bombers kill 22 in Maiduguri, NE Nigeria

Nigerian soldiers inspect a burnt vehicle following a suicide attack by the Boko Haram militant group in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria on January 30, 2016At least 22 people were killed in a twin suicide bombing at a mosque in northeast Nigeria Wednesday, prompting condemnation from President Muhammadu Buhari and stoking fresh fears about security. The attack, carried out by two women disguised as men, took place at about 5:30 am (0430 GMT) in the Molai district of Maiduguri, which Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly targeted in the past. Buhari, who in December declared the militants were “technically” defeated, said he was “dismayed by the… bomb attack on innocent worshippers”.

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