Bombing at Nigeria football match kills 40

June 2, 2014 6:49 AM

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Bombing at Nigeria football match kills 40

KANO: A bomb attack targeting fans at a football match in Nigeria’s restive northeast killed at least 40 people on Sunday, a police officer said.

“There has been a bomb explosion at a football field this evening and so far more than 40 people have been killed,” said the officer who requested anonymity in the town of Mubi, which has seen previous attacks by Boko Haram Islamists.

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