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Nigeria: At least 18 people killed, 48 others injured in bomb blasts in Borno

At least 18 people were killed and 48 others were injured in bomb blasts in Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, CNN reported, citing the state’s emergency services.

The first blast occurred at a wedding ceremony at about 3 pm (local time) on Saturday. Then, another blast took place at General Hospital Gwoza and a third at a funeral.

Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) Director General Barkindo Muhammad Saidu Barkindo Muhammad Saidu visited the site of the incident in Gwoza Town.

According to Borno State Emergency Management Agency-SEMA, men, women and children were among the deceased, the report said. 

No further details were provided regarding the incident.

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