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Boko Haram Is Suspected After Explosion in Nigeria Kills 32

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DAKAR, Senegal — A blast in the northeastern Nigerian city of Yola on Tuesday night tore through a marketplace, killing 32 people and wounding 80 others, according to the local authorities and witnesses.

The blast occurred at 8 p.m. at a market filled with shoppers stocking up on fruits and vegetables for dinner, turning the area into a horrific scene of blood, bodies and mayhem.

No one claimed responsibility, but officials suspected the militant Islamic group , which has unleashed years of violence in the region.
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