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Wednesday, 02 April 2014 - 17:12
Nigeria suicide attack 'kills 21' near Maiduguri
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At least 15 civilians have been killed in a suicide bombing by suspected Islamist militants in north-east Nigeria.

6 of the attackers also died in the explosion, which took place on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri.

Authorities said the Boko Haram group was behind the assault.

According to latest figures, at least 1,500 lives have been claimed in the restive north-eastern region this year.

Amnesty International said in a report released on Monday that Half of those killed were civilians.

 
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