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Twin Blasts Kill Nearly 50 in Northeast Nigeria

Twin blasts rocked a market Thursday in the northeast Nigerian town of Gombe, leaving nearly 50 people dead. Nobody has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which targeted a market crowded with customers doing some last-minute shopping on the eve of the Eid festival marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. The blasts resembled attacks carried out by Boko Haram Islamic militants, who have killed thousands in a six-year insurgency in the country's...

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