50 killed in Mosque Suicide Bombing in Nigeria

At least 50 people have been confirmed dead after a suicide bombing this morning in Adamawa, Nigeria.

Police spokesman, Othman Abubakar, told the press that a young man detonated the explosives while mingling with worshipers.

Burial site in Mubi, Adamawa. Credit: Mail & Guardian

The attack is similar to those carried out by militant terrorist organisation Boko Haram, who have targeted mosques and crowded places in recent years.

The death toll is expected to rise in an incident which represents one of the most devastating incidents in the region in recent years.

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