Sunday, January 11, 2015

Female Child Suicide Bomber Kills 20 in Nigeria; Two More Female Bombers Kill 4 at Supermarket

A girl -- believed to be as young as age 10 -- was stopped at the entrance of a Nigerian market before explosives she was carrying killed her and 19 others yesterday, the Newser website reports today (January 11, 2015).

The bombs were attached to the girl, whose age is not clear.

Boko Haram Muslim militants -- known for pressuring children to take part in suicide bombings --  are suspected in the Maiduguri attacks.

Today, violence in Nigeria continued, with two female suicide bombers killing at least four people at another market.

1 comment:

  1. This increased violence is in anticipation of the national elections in April. We must pray for Nigeria.