Nigeria market blast 'kills at least 47 in Borno'

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An explosion at a crowded market in the north-east state of Borno in Nigeria has killed at least 47 people, officials say.

As many as 52 people are believed to have been injured, a military source told Reuters news agency.

The blast struck Jebo livestock market in Sabon Gari town in southern Borno at about 13:30 local time (12:30 GMT), sources said.

Editor's Comment
Stop the children killing madness!

The incident comes on the heels of a similar one where a father murdered his two toddlers in Francistown. As we grapple with the shock and sorrow of this loss, it is essential to address the underlying issues that led to such a horrific outcome.Our hearts go out to the innocent victims, the three boys aged 13, 10, and eight who lost their lives in circumstances that defy comprehension. Their deep cuts and untimely demise have left a scar on the...

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