A Boko Haram suicide bomber blew himself up among crowds at a Shia Muslim procession outside the city of Kano, Nigeria. There is currently no indication of the number of casualties from the Islamic Movement of Nigeria march.
One of the organisers told the Agence France-Presse news agency: “It’s a huge crowd so it’s too early to give a precise figure of casualties. “We now have the other suspect in custody.”
The organiser, who wished to remain anonymous, told the agency the bomber ran into the crowd and detonated his explosives. “He was dressed in black like everyone else. His accomplice was initially arrested and confessed they were sent by Boko Haram,” he added. Read more