More than 60 people were killed by a twin suicide bomb attack at a camp in Dikwa town, northern Nigeria for people displaced by an insurgency of the jihadist Boko Haram group, a military and emergency official said on Wednesday. The attack took place some 85 km (50 miles) outside the capital of Borno state, center of the seven-year insurgency, they said. It took place on Tuesday, but a breakdown in the telephone system had prevented the information being made public earlier, reports Reuters. The attackers reportedly detonated their explosives while the refugees were queuing to collect food rations.
Posted by Women Against Shariah on Thursday, February 11, 2016