Nigeria mosque attack: suicide bomber kills dozens

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Boko Haram thought to be behind attack in Adamawa state which neighbours the extremist group’s base in Borno

A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up as worshippers gathered for morning prayers at a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said on Tuesday, in one of the region’s deadliest attacks in years.

The blast happened during early morning prayers at the Madina mosque in the Unguwar Shuwa area of Mubi, some 200km (125 miles) by road from the Adamawa state capital, Yola.

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