More than 100 people dead after explosions go off at Nigerian mosque

November 29, 2014 8:07 AM

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More than 100 people dead after explosions go off at Nigerian mosque

The death toll may rise when bodies that were taken to other hospitals in northern Nigeria’s biggest city have been counted. While no group claimed responsibility for the explosions, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram has carried out bomb and gun attacks in a five-year campaign to impose Islamic law in Nigeria.

Explosions killed more than 100 people as they gathered for Friday prayers in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano, said a nurse at the hospital where many of the dead were taken.

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