Boko Haram claims Abuja bombing

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iol afr aril 19 nigeria REUTERS People from Gwoza, Borno State, displaced by the violence and unrest caused by the insurgency, gather at a refugee camp during a visit by Borno State governor Kashim Shettima.

Kano - The leader of Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists Abubakar Shekau claimed responsibility for a bombing in Nigeria's capital that killed at least 75 people, in a video message obtained by AFP on Saturday.

“We are the ones that carried out the attack in Abuja,” Shekau said in the 28-minute video, referring to the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria's capital which targeted a bus station packed with morning commuters. - Sapa-AFP


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