JUST IN: Casualties in Mubi mosque attack rise to 27

Mubi resident Abdullahi Labaran said the first bomber mingled with worshippers who had gathered for prayers at the mosque at the edge of the market

Rescue worker Sani Kakale said: "In my presence, 42 dead bodies were taken to hospital and 68 injured".

Abdullahi Labaran added: "We left 73 freshly dug graves where each victim was buried".

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, though locals have blamed the Boko Haram.

In recent months, Boko Haram activity has been concentrated in the far north of Adamawa state, around Madagali, near the border with Borno state.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been in the United States this week and met his USA counterpart Donald Trump, who pledged more support in the fight against Boko Haram.

The Nigerian government had said since December 2015 that Boko Haram has been defeated.

More recently on Thursday, the jihadist group carried out an attack in Maiduguri, capital of neighboring Borno state, that killed four people.

Is Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.B) A Great Dividend Stock?
The stock of Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, January 4 by RBC Capital Markets. Active investors purchase investments and continuously monitor their activity in order to exploit profitable conditions.

Trump indicated a further order for attack helicopters was also in the pipeline.

"How they think in terms of combat, in my opinion, is still thinking of things as conventional warfare", Lieutenant-Colonel Sean McClure, the USA defense attaché in Abuja, told AFP last month.

Sajoh said the blast occurred in Kasuwan Gwanjo (second hand clothes market) and a mosque within the market.

One suicide bomber blew himself up in the mosque, and the second a few minutes later gathered at the scene of the attack the crowd.

The attacks targeted a mosque and a market in Mubi and blame has been pointed to the Boko Haram extremist group.

The blast was coming after the one that occurred in a Mosque in November in Mubi previous year that claimed about 50 lives. Fifty people died in an explosion at a mosque in the town in November.

Related News:

  • WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum leaving Facebook

    WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum leaving Facebook

    He said he was leaving to pursue interests such as working on his vehicle , playing ultimate frisbee and collecting Porsches. Jan Koum , the CEO and co-founder of WhatsApp , announced Monday he is leaving the company , which is owned by Facebook .
    Sainsbury's, Asda 'Close To Securing Merger Deal', Source Says

    Sainsbury's, Asda 'Close To Securing Merger Deal', Source Says

    Talks of a merger between United Kingdom supermarket chains Sainsbury's and Asda are at an "advanced" stage, Sainsbury's said. Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable said the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) "must investigate" any deal.
    Kim Kardashian West slams Tristan Thompson

    Kim Kardashian West slams Tristan Thompson

    She continued, "We really were rooting for Khloe , and we still are ... you know, she's so strong and she's doing the best that she can".
  • Burning Man founder dead at 70

    Burning Man founder dead at 70

    Less than a week later, on April 4th, Lee Harvey suffered the massive stroke that would eventually claim his life. Last year, a man died after running into the burning flames and suffering burns on nearly his entire body.
    Donald Trump calls for Jon Tester to resign over Jackson opposit

    Donald Trump calls for Jon Tester to resign over Jackson opposit

    Trump carried Montana in the 2016 elections with over 56 percent, compared to Hillary Clinton's less than 36 percent ( pdf ). Jackson, a former rear admiral in the United States Navy, was appointed White House physician by former President George W.
    Shaquem Griffin becomes first one-handed player selected in National Football League  draft

    Shaquem Griffin becomes first one-handed player selected in National Football League draft

    His twin brother, Shaquill Griffin , was a third-round pick of the team past year and started 11 games at cornerback. I get that Shaquem only has one hand, but he's proven he can be be an wonderful player despite his disability.
  • Porn Star Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Over Tweet

    Porn Star Stormy Daniels Sues Trump Over Tweet

    An attorney representing Trump in another legal matter in NY did not respond to an email seeking comment. Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen says he personally paid Daniels in the days before the 2016 election.
    Apple iPhone With LCD Display Won't Have 3D Touch

    Apple iPhone With LCD Display Won't Have 3D Touch

    According to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, he claims that the 6.1 inch LCD model iPhone will not have 3D Touch feature. Most 3D features can easily be replaced with a simple touch-and-hold method, or long-pressing as it's more commonly called.
    Facebook Messenger Kids App Gets Sleep Mode Parental Control

    Facebook Messenger Kids App Gets Sleep Mode Parental Control

    The new feature will allow parents to set designated start and stop times for when the app will go to "sleep". Parents can also delete the account or create a new account for the Kids within the same environment.
  • Cong sees Red as Dalmia holds Fort

    Cong sees Red as Dalmia holds Fort

    The Dalmia Bharat group has started brainstorming on how it intends to develop the Red Fort over the next few months. The Congress Party is asking the government to clarify that no profit activity will take place at the Red Fort .
    Miami Dolphins draft Minkah Fitzpatrick: Instant grade and analysis

    Miami Dolphins draft Minkah Fitzpatrick: Instant grade and analysis

    Former Valor Christian star Christian McCaffrey was picked in the first round previous year by the Carolina Panthers. Jerome Baker #17 of the Ohio State Buckeyes.
    Crude Closes Near Three-Year High as Focus Remains on Iran Deal

    Crude Closes Near Three-Year High as Focus Remains on Iran Deal

    The price of oil has risen by about 6 percent in the past month thanks to expectations that the United States could do so. On the charts, WTI crude continues to remain in a long-term uptrend following the 13-year lows set in February 2016.


Most liked

Tower block collapses in São Paulo after fire
A rescue worker along with a sniffer dog searches for victims on a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 1, 2018. Less than two hours later, as flames engulfed the building, which was at least 20 stories, it collapsed.

Sainsbury's to buy Asda from Walmart in $10.1 billion deal
The group - which also owns Argos - said the merger would create a network of more than 2,800 Sainsbury's , Asda and Argos locations.

Arizona governor declares state of emergency in response to Tinder Fire
The largest fire now burning is the Tinder Fire in Arizona, which has burned about 8,000 acres and prompted evacuations. Structures were lost due to the fire, but it was unclear as of Monday morning what those structures were, said InciWeb.

Comey Dismisses House Report That Found No Russia Collusion
Former British spy Christopher Steele was a government contractor when he illegally leaked the dossier and lied about it. Trump has since added former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to his legal team to help deal with Mueller's investigation.

Will Trump summit with Kim Jong Un happen along the DMZ?
The two leaders spoke about the need for peace between their nations and pledged a "complete denuclearization" of the peninsula. Trump's embrace of the site could carry some risk given that a "celebration" during his summit with Kim could be premature.

'Avengers: Infinity War' Is Setting All Kinds Of Box Office Records
It dethroned the previous domestic victor from its own franchise - The Avengers (2012) and also decimated DCEU film Batman v. On Rotten Tomatoes , it has a score of 84 percent on the Tomatometer and a higher 93 percent from the audience.

Michael Chandler blasts Dillon Danis following Bellator 198
Fedor earned his first knockout victory since a 2012 stoppage over Pedro Rizzo and his first victory under the Bellator banner. Earlier this year, Daniels alleged she had an affair with Trump in 2006 and said Cohen offered her $130,000 in hush money.

New US Secretary Of State Pompeo Pushes NATO Allies On Spending
The ministers are also likely to agree on the details of NATO's new training mission for the Iraqi armed forces. Pompeo will also have separate talks with the foreign ministers of Italy and Turkey.

Federal judge dismisses Manafort civil suit against Mueller
They also asked Jackson to issue an order protecting Manafort from future prosecutions by Mueller. Manafort, one of 22 individuals and entities charged by Mueller so far, has pleaded not guilty.

'Golden State Killer' DNA search led to wrong man previous year
Joseph James DeAngelo , 72, was jailed without bail almost two years to the day after McNamara died unexpectedly in her sleep . He said, "But every time they said #GoldenStateKiller they credited the work of #MichelleMcNamara and #IllBeGoneInTheDark".

Rams ship Tavon Austin to Cowboys for 6th-round pick
Austin gets a fresh start in Dallas, which turned around and traded away fellow wide receiver Ryan Switzer not long thereafter. On Friday, Jerry Jones hinted at adding another receiver after selecting Michael Gallup in the third round.

Barclays PLC Reduced the Shares rating of Marathon Oil Corp. (MRO)
It operates through three divisions: North America E&P, worldwide E&P, and Oil Sands Mining.Currently it has negative earnings. Shares of Marathon Petroleum closed the previous trading session at 79.16 down -0.62 0.78% with 1114432 shares trading hands.

Archaeologists discovered the site of an ancient mass sacrifice of children
During a dig that year, archaeologists found the remains of 42 children, a number that has since increased. Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the largest single mass child sacrifice event in human history.

Cowboys' Witten retiring after 15 seasons to join MNF
BC-FBN-Draft-Cowboys-Third Day, 183Question turns to Witten after Cowboys address Bryant voidAP Photo CBS107Eds: APNewsNow. The 49ers have traded right tackle Trent Brown to the Patriots, a day after drafting Mike McGlinchey as his replacement.

Derrius Guice's stunning fall in the draft
General manager Bob Quinn did not get into specifics except to say that for some teams there were some questions about Guice. Guice does have durability concerns, which could have contributed to him not being drafted higher.