At Least 24 Reportedly Dead In Attack On Mosque In Nigeria

A police spokesperson said the mosque was attacked Tuesday during afternoon prayers.
Posted at 12:16 PM, May 01, 2018

At least 24 people are reportedly dead and more than a dozen are injured after two explosions hit a town in northeastern Nigeria Tuesday. 

A police spokesman told the Associated Press that a mosque was attacked and the first explosion went off while residents were in the middle of afternoon prayers. The second reportedly went off as people tried to flee the area. 

The BBC reports police suspect Boko Haram, a Nigeria-based extremist group, is behind the attack.