Second attack by female suicide bomber injures 6 in Nigeria
Publish Date: Jul 28, 2014
Second attack by female suicide bomber injures 6 in Nigeria
NIGERIA, Kaduna : The body of a suicide bomber lies beside a damaged vehicle at the scene where a bomb exploded in Kaduna on July 23, 2014. PHOTO/ AFP
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LAGOS - A second attack by a female suicide bomber outside a shopping centre in Nigeria's Kano city injured six people on Monday after a similar blast killed three people at a petrol station, police said.

"It was the same modus operandi," Kano state police chief Aderele Shinaba told AFP, referring to the earlier attack targeting women buying kerosene.

"She was stopped at the gate of the shopping centre and blew herself up.... Six people were injured, including two officers."

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