Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Bomb blast kills dozens in Nigerian city of Yola

Lagos, Nigeria — "At least 31 people were killed and 72 others injured in a bomb blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday evening, according to Aliyu Maikano, a local Red Cross official ... 

the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Sa'ad Bello, gave a slightly higher toll of 32 dead and 80 injured ... 

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari visited Yola just five days ago to present medals to soldiers fighting Boko Haram militants, as well as a camp for people displaced by the conflict.

No one has yet claimed responsibility for the blast."  >>