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At Least 16 Killed in Market Blast in Nigeria

A bomb blast on Saturday at a crowded market in northeastern Nigeria killed at least 16 people and wounded about 20 others. The bomb went off around midday in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state. Bombings are frequent in the city which lies in the heart of an insurgency being carried about by the Islamic militant group Boko Haram. The latest attack came a week after Boko Haram militants seized control of the town of Baga in northern Borno state, after intense gunbattles with...

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