At least 24 killed in NE Nigeria blasts: police

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Two dozen people were killed in suicide bomb attacks at a mosque and market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Mubi on Tuesday, police told AFP giving a provisional toll, but others gave a higher figure.

“For now (the death toll) is 24,” said Adamawa state police spokesman Othman Abubakar. However, rescue worker Sani Kakale said: “In my presence, 42 dead bodies were taken to hospital and 68 injured.”