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Blasts rock Nigeria, at least 20 killed

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 23:59

Zeenews Bureau

Kano: A series of explosions in a northern Nigerian city claimed at least 20 lives, a report said on Monday.

Many buses were destroyed in the Sabon Gari area of Kano, which is home to a large population of Christians from Nigeria`s south.

Kano is the largest city in the mainly Muslim north of Nigeria and also an area from where Islamist sect Boko Haram is waging an insurgency against the government.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Boko Haram is a key suspect.

First Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 - 23:59

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