Mosque blasts kill 55 in Nigeria

October 23, 2015 5:16 PM

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Maiduguri, Nigeria: Two bomb blasts ripped through mosques in northeast Nigeria on Friday, killing at least 55 people and injuring more than 100, as Boko Haram fighters seized a town in neighbouring Cameroon.

The attacks in Maiduguri, Yola and Kerawa again underlined the persistent national and regional threat from the militants, despite military claims of gains.

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