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At least 50 killed in mosque bombing in Nigeria, police say

At least 50 killed in mosque bombing in Nigeria, police say

A teenage suicide bomber detonated explosives as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said Tuesday, in one of the region's deadliest attacks in years.

Bloody debris covered the floor inside the mosque in Mubi town in Adamawa state, where worshippers had arrived around 5 a.m. Outside, people gathered around the dead.

Police spokesman Othman Abubakar told the Associated Press they were "still trying to ascertain the number of injured because they are in various hospitals."

While there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing, suspicion immediately fell on the Boko Haram...

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