Militants loyal to Islamic State claim suicide bombings in Nigerian capital

Reuters News
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Posted: Oct 04, 2015 8:24 PM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Militants claiming loyalty to Islamic State said they were behind suicide bombings near the Nigerian capital Abuja which killed at least 15 people, a statement on Twitter said on Sunday.

On Friday, suicide bombers attacked two Abuja suburbs.

(Reporting by Ali Abdelati; Writing by Ulf Laessing in Lagos; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)