Continuing attacks in northern Nigeria

In the city of Kano’s central mosque, 100 people were killed on Friday before prayers. Today, there are reports of explosions and gunfire in the city of Damaturu and it is suspected this is an attack by Boko Haram on police.

Most countries advise citizens to avoid all travel to northern Nigeria. The Nigerian government is facing criticism of its ability to contain the Boko Haram militant group.

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