Suicide bombing in Nigeria kills 19, residents say

February 26, 2015 6:23 PM

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A security official and witnesses say at least 19 people have been killed and 17 injured after a suicide bomb attack in Biu town in northeastern Nigeria.

Nasiru Buhari, a member of the Civilian Joint Task Force, said Thursday that 20 bodies and remains, including that of the suicide bomber, were taken to the hospital after Wednesday's attack about 185 kilometers south of Maiduguri.

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