Massive Explosion Kills 50 in Nigeria


Maiduguri: In a deadly terrorist strike in the heart of a busy market in Nigeria’s Borno state, at least 50 people were killed and scores were injured on Tuesday. As per reports the market was bristling with crowed when a powerful bomb ripped through the gathering.

The explosion, in a region where hundreds of people have been killed in attacks by suspected members of militant Islamist group Boko Haram in the last few weeks, struck the town of Sabon Gari at around 1.30 p.m. (0830 ET), the sources said.