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Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 7:15
Nigeria violence: Deadly bomb blast in Maiduguri.
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A car bomb has exploded in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least 17 people.

The Islamist group Boko Haram said it carried out the attack. The military says, a suspect has been arrested.

The bomb went off near a market, sending up a large plume of smoke. People were seen fleeing the scene covered in blood.

Boko Haram has been conducting a four-year campaign of violence to push for Islamic rule in northern Nigeria.
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