Boko Haram Islamic militants have struck the northeastern city of Maiduguri twice in the past two days, less than a week after Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari declared that his military had “technically won the war” against Boko Haram.
A female suicide bomber blew herself up while standing in line to enter a mosque on Monday, killing one person, according to the BBC. The attack comes a day after Boko Haram deployed multiple suicide bombers and militants using rocket-propelled grenades in neighboring towns. The Associated Press puts the death toll from that incident at 30, but says it may be ”many times higher.”
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