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Deadly Suicide Attack Rocks Istanbul Tourist Spot, Officials Finger Syrian National

  Not less than 10 people have been reported dead and many injured in an explosion that ripped through a popular tourist area of Istanbul, Turkey today. According to Turkish officials, a Syrian national carried out a suicide bomb attack in the Sultanahmet district, near the city’s famous Blue Mosque. Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan…

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Many Feared Dead At Mosque Bomb Blasts In Maiduguri

Two suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in Molai, at the outskirts of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, leaving scores dead. According to reports by THEWILL, the attacks occurred around 6.30pm on Thursday. The Borno State Commissioner of Police, Mr. AderemiOpadokun has confirmed that fourteen people were killed in what he described as a twin suicide…

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At Least 12 Dead & Many Others Injured! Multiple Bomb Blasts Rock Damaturu

Multiple explosions have been reported inside and around a residential community, Buhari Housing Estate, in Damaturu, Yobe State. The blasts, which occurred this morning left at least a dozen people dead and several others injured. Troops and other government agencies are presently in the area. No group has claimed responsibility for the blasts which has…

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12 Dead In Friday’s Bomb Blasts, Buhari Condemns Boko Haram, Orders Tighter Security

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed authorities to tighten security measures in all camps harboring internally displaced persons in the country to guard against the sort of incident that occurred in Yola, Adamawa state on Friday. In a statement, Mr. President said: “To defeat terrorism, all hands round the clock is called for, and to feed the…

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10-Year-Old Female Bomber Killed 19 In Damaturu Market Explosion

A 10-year-old female suicide bomber Sunday morning rocked a market in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital, killing no fewer than 19 persons. The state governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam, disclosed this in a statement signed by his Director of Press, Abdullahi Bego, describing the attack as horrific. Also confirming the attack was the Police Public Relations officer of…

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Nemesis Catches Up With Three Female Suicide Bombers As Bomb Accidentally Explode

Nemesis caught up with three female suicide bombers, Tuesday, in the Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State as they were consumed in the explosion triggered by the accidental detonation of the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) strapped to their bodies on their way to Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, on a suicide mission. The state…

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President Jonathan Narrowly Escapes Bomb Blast In Gombe

According to The Will Nigeria, A bomb blast has occurred outside the main Pantami stadium in Gombe State minutes after a campaign rally for President Goodluck Jonathan ended late this afternoon. President Jonathan had left the area when the blast occurred. Casualty figures were sketchy as at the time of writing this report.   Photo: Reuters…

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