Suicide bomber kills two, wounds 14 at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

January 13, 2015 10:30 PM

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ABUJA/BAUCHI (Reuters) - A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Tuesday, killing at least two other people and wounding 14 during prayers, a Red Cross official and witnesses said.

Gombe is just outside the main area of operations of Boko Haram, a violent jihadist group trying to carve out an Islamic state in northern Nigeria, and has been attacked several times in the last few months.

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