Nigeria twin blasts toll rises to 110

13 out of the severely injured victims succumbed in the hospitals

Lagos: The toll from the twin bomb attacks in Nigeria’s Kaduna State on Wednesday has risen to 110, with more injured victims being rushed to hospital for treatment, a humanitarian aid official said on Thursday. 13 out of the severely injured victims succumbed in the hospitals Abubakar Zakari Adamu, a spokesperson for the State Emergency Management More...

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