Bomb blast in Nigerian restaurant and mosque takes 44 lives

Published on : Monday, July 6, 2015

Bomb blast in Nigerian restaurantA restaurant and a mosque were targeted by attackers in Jobs, a Central Nigerian city. 44 people are reported dead.

 

This is the most recent attack by militant groups following the terror attacks in the recent past.

 

The attacks came shortly after the Ramadan fast was broken.  23 were killed at the restaurant and 21 at the mosque according to the National Emergency Management Agency (Nema) of Nigeria, 47 more have been injured.

 

The restaurant blast was caused by a bomb and a suicide bomber caused the explosion in the mosque.

 

The militant group Boko Haram is being suspected for the blast though they have not claimed any responsibility yet.

 

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