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Suicide bomber attacks Nigeria’s Maiduguri market

A female suicide bomber attacked a cattle market in Maiduguri northeastern Nigeria, the city worst hit by Boko Haram’s seven-year insurgency, police and a witness said.

The police said that the female bomber was the only one dead during the attack that took place on Monday morning.

In a statement, police said a second woman who had a bomb was lynched by an irate mob in the vicinity. Security forces later detonated her device.