Suspected members of Islamist group Boko Haram again attacked with explosives bus stations in cities Nigeria , killing at least 36 people and wounding nearly 30 more, they reported hospital and security sources.
the first attack occurred at the station busiest groups in the town of Biu, in the northern state Borno, where a jihadist carrying a bomb blew himself up and killed at least 19 people and wounding 17, doctors at the news agency EFE sources said.
Another jihadist who was nearby was shot shot by security agents before exploding herself, security sources said.
Although so far the attack was not claimed, all suspicions fall on Boko Haram, author of numerous bloody attacks in the north African country where Islamists seek to establish a caliphate extending to other African countries.
in Jos, a city of Plateau state, central Nigeria, two explosions rocked another station bus, killing at least 17 people and wounds a dozen, sources of local security.
it is estimated that Boko Haram killed some 13,000 people since 09, when it began its armed campaign to create an ultra-conservative Islamic state in northern Nigeria, the area predominantly Muslim country richest and most populous of Africa.
in recent weeks, the Islamist group expanded its attacks on neighboring countries, raising fears of greater regional crisis.
two days ago, three young suicide bombers killed 51 people and wounded 60 in two attacks in stations groups, one in Kano, Capial namesake northern state, and the other in Potiskum, commercial capital of the northern state of Yobe.
police sources said today that the dead in the attack in Kano were 34, correcting the figure of 12 fatalities given the same Tuesday by hospital spokesmen.
Niger, Cameroon and Chad, neighboring Nigeria, suffer the violence of the Islamists, so they launched a joint military offensive against Boko Haram.
the Nigerian authorities are confident that the offensive of the four nations may contain violence before the elections on March 28, which were scheduled for February 14 but six weeks delayed due to Islamist violence in the northeast of the country
. Source: Telam