Suicide bombers kill at least 26 across north Nigeria

February 24, 2015 10:09 PM

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Suicide bombers kill at least 26 across north Nigeria

DAMATURU/KANO, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suicide bombers struck two bus stations in different parts of northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing at least 26 people in attacks President Goodluck Jonathan blamed on Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group he said would soon be defeated.

In the first, a suicide bomber rushed onto a bus in the northeastern town of Potiskum before setting off a blast that destroyed the bus and killed 16 people, according to security and hospital sources.

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