Extremists detonate bombs in Borno state capital, killing 54

September 21, 2015 2:08 PM

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Extremists detonate bombs in Borno state capital, killing 54

Victims receive treatment at a hospital, after an explosion in Maiduguri, Nigeria Monday, Sept. 21, 2015. Extremists detonated three explosive devices on Sunday in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, in Nigeria's northeast, a military official said Sunday. (AP Photo/Jossy Ola)

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Members of a Nigerian civilian defense group say suspected Islamic extremists have killed at least 54 people by detonating explosive devices in crowded places in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, in the northeast.

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