Twin bombing kills 26 near mosque in Maiduguri, birthplace of Nigeria's Boko Haram; witness

October 15, 2015 9:36 PM

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A witness says two bombs have exploded near a mosque at evening prayer time and killed at least 26 people in Nigeria's beleaguered northeastern city of Maiduguri.

Residents who heard the massive blasts across the city immediately blamed Boko Haram, the Islamic extremist group that began in Maiduguri.

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