Nige­ria mosque blast kills five

The Citizen (KZN) - - WORLD - Kano

– At least five peo­ple were killed yes­ter­day when a sui­cide bomber blew him­self up in­side a mosque in north­east­ern Nige­ria, a mili­tia mem­ber as­sist­ing the mil­i­tary against Boko Haram ji­hadists said.

The Civil­ian Joint Task Force’s leader in Ajiri Yala said it hap­pened at 4.30am. “A male sui­cide bomber dis­guised as a wor­ship­per en­tered the mosque while peo­ple were gath­er­ing for morn­ing prayers and det­o­nated his ex­plo­sives.” – AFP

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