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Suicide Blast Kills 23 During Nigerian Shi'ite Ceremony

A suicide bomber killed at least 23 people in a procession of Shi'ite Muslims marking the ritual of Ashoura in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state on Monday, witnesses said. The attacker joined the line of Shi'ites before setting off his device as they marched through a market in the town of Potiskum, in a territory at the heart of an insurgency by Sunni Muslim Boko Haram rebels, resident Yusuf Abdullahi told Reuters. “I heard a very heavy explosion as if it happened in my room....

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