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10 killed in Nigeria mosque attack

IANS  |  Abuja 

At least 10 persons were killed and 20 injured on Monday in a suicide attack that targeted a mosque in Nigeria's Maiduguri city.

According to local media reports, the attack was carried out by a woman who blew herself up in the mosque, reports Efe news.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

This is the fifth attack by suicide bombers in less than a week in the same city.

On July 14, 19 people were killed in four near-simultaneous attacks carried out by women.

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First Published: Mon, July 17 2017. 16:30 IST
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