Twin car bombs at a bustling city marketplace blasted buildings to rubble and tore apart bodies the same night an attack on a farming village razed every thatched-roof hut.
Villagers and police say that more than 15 people have died in attacks by militants in northeast Nigerian villages and hundreds have fled their homes for safety.
At least 38 people have been killed in weekend attacks in Nigeria by suspected Boko Haram insurgents, and another 34 are missing, local officials said Sunday.
At least 56 people, including 13 militants of radical Islamic sect Boko Haram, were killed when the latter attacked an army base, a police station and a prison in Nigeria`s northern state of Borno, official sources said.
A Chinese construction worker has been killed in a besieged city in Nigeria`s northeast exacerbating security concerns for foreign workers.
No group has claimed responsibility but the attack bears the signature of a radical Islamic militant sect - Boko Haram.
At least 60 people died in northeastern Nigeria when gunmen opened fire in a crowded cattle market, hospital sources and rescuers said.
Seven persons, including six civilians and a customs officer have been killed by members of Nigeria`s radical Muslim sect Boko Haram in northern city of Maiduguri.
Boko Haram has been blamed for scores of other attacks in
Nigeria, mainly in the north.
A coordinated series of bomb attacks in Nigeria has killed at least seven people in the biggest city in the north, Kano.
Jos has been hit by waves of violence between Christian and Muslim groups that have left hundreds dead in recent years.
The militant group, which claimed responsibility of detonating two car bombs in the Nigerian oil city of Warri, has threatened of more attacks.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon