18 killed, 42 injured in multiple Nigeria suicide attacks: emergency services

KANO, Nigeria: At least 18 people were killed and 19 seriously injured in a series of suicide attacks in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday, emergency services said. According to a police spokesman, in one of the three explosions in the town of Gwoza, an attacker with a child strapped to her back detonated explosives in the middle of a wedding ceremony. Other attacks in the border town opposite Cameroon targeted a hospital and funeral for victims of an earlier wedding bombing, authorities said.

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