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14 killed in suicide bombing in Yobe State


Suicide bomberA “mentally handicapped” female suicide bomber killed at least 14 people at a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Damaturu on Sunday, witnesses and a hospital source said.

“We pulled out 15 bodies… including that of the suicide bomber who was identified as a mentally handicapped woman known in the area for years.”

That death toll was confirmed by a nurse from the local hospital who added that 47 people were injured in the blast.


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