Militants launch more deadly attacks in Nigeria

Suspected militants have killed 26 people in overnight attacks in northeastern Nigeria, police said only hours after a blast killed 118 people in the central city of Jos.

A blast killed 118 people in the central city of Jos. Credit: Reuters

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks. The Islamist militant group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for similar attacks in the past.

Violence in the religiously-mixed Nigeria has surged in the past two months.

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Twin blasts kill 118 people in Nigeria

Two car bombs have exploded at a bustling bus terminal and market in Nigeria's central city of Jos and witnesses said dozens of people were killed