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Nigeria At least 30 people killed in triple suicide attack

It was gathered that the three female suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts in a local market and outside a nearby camp for people displaced by Boko Haram violence in Konduga Local Government Area of the state. All the bombers then detonated their explosives nearly simultaneously, he said. The gunfire, according to reports, killed at least 143 people before the suicide bombing yesterday.

An emergency source who spoke on condition of anonymity said that dozens of people were killed and others injured.

Suicide bombers suspected to be members of the Boko Haram sect have killed about 27 people and wounded 83 in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state.

The Boko Haram who had lost most of the territory they once controlled across Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states to Nigerian forces, have since the start of 2017 appeared emboldened.

"Three female bombers triggered their explosive outside of the IDP (internally displaced persons) camp. killing 28 people and wounding 82 others", Kura said.

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Angbazo said that they have created a human rights desk in all the division of the Nigerian army for Nigerian to reports any infractions to the military.

Last month, an oil prospecting team was captured by al Barnawi's group. The media are sugeesting that the attackers may be affiliated with a terrorist group.

Authorities attributed the attacks on Tuesday to the Boko Haram militant group, Xinhua news agency reported.

They have carried out attacks against civilian and military personnel, causing the deaths of scores of people and kidnapping several others.

It conducted large-scale attacks in northeastern Nigeria in 2009 and bombed a United Nations office in Abuja in 2011, killing 21 people.

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