13 killed in three blasts in northeast Nigeria- medics

July 17, 2015 | By | Reply More

Jul 17, – Two people were killed in twin explosions that rocked the city, before a third moments later went off near a mosque, leaving another 11 dead, the latest attacks in the region where Boko Haram Islamists have waged an insurgency for six years.

13 killed in three blasts in northeast Nigeria- medicsThirteen people were killed on Friday in a triple attack in the northeastern Nigerian city of Damaturu targeting Muslim worshippers celebrating the end of the holy month of Ramadan, medics said.

“For now we have 13 dead bodies brought to the hospital,” a medical source who wished to remain anonymous told AFP.

The blasts all took place near the site where prayers for Eid, which marks the end of Ramadan, were due to be held.

The fight against Boko Haram will top the agenda when Nigeria’s new President Muhammadu Buhari meets Barack Obama in Washington on Monday.

Press journalist for HRO media – Khizer Hayat reports.

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