Double Bomb Blast Leaves Dozens Dead In Jos, Nigeria

Ahmed Saka, The Associated Press

By Jessica Onah

Two bomb explosions have killed dozens of people in Jos, Central Nigeria.

The bombs which were said to be in a lorry and a minibus exploded in a shopping area and the other not far from a hospital.

Jos, the capital of Plateau state, has suffered a past of deadly clashes between Christian and Muslim groups as well as the Islamist group Boko Haram targeting the area.

Tensions remain high in Nigeria as Boko Haram continue execute horrific attacks.

Four people were killed in a bomb blast in the northern city Kano on Monday and the Nigerian government are still trying to locate over 200 school girls abducted by Boko Haram in April from a school in Chibok, Borno State.

More than 1,000 people have been killed in Boko Haram attacks this year including two explosions in the capital, Abuja.

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