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5 suicide blasts hit Maiduguri, 54 killed, 143 wounded

Five suicide bomb attacks, on Saturday hit the city of Maiduguri killing at least 54 people and wounding 143 in the Islamists Boko Haram uprising, police said.   The blasts occurred over four hours in locations from a busy fish market to a crowded bus station, the Associated Press quoted the Police Commissioner, Clement Adoda, to have said.   A fifth explosion from a car bomb at a military checkpoint 75 kilometers (50 miles) outside the city wounded a soldier and two members of a civilian ...
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Added March 06, 2015
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