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Deadly Explosion in Northern Nigeria

A car bomb has exploded in northern Nigeria, and initial reports say there could be many casualties. Tuesday's blast took place in a busy area of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. A witness told Reuters news the blast left at least seven people dead. There were no immediate initial claims of responsibility.Maiduguri is the home base of Boko Haram, a shadowy Islamist militant group blamed for thousands of deaths over the past five years. In December, the militant group claimed...

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