22 Killed in Nigerian Mosque Bombing 

Two female suicide bombers were responsible for the deaths of some 22 worshippers at a mosque, authorities say. 

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Internally displaced persons, mostly women and children, sit waiting to be served food in Borno State in northeastern Nigeria, on Feb. 2, 2016.

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At least 22 worshippers were killed in a mosque attack on the outskirts of the city of Maiduguri, Nigeria, Al-Jazeera reports.

According to the report, one female suicide bomber blew herself up inside the mosque March 16, while a second female bomber detonated her equipment as survivors tried to run away from the carnage. 

Abdul Mohammed, of the State Emergency Management Agency, told the Associated Press that at least 17 people were wounded by the explosions, Al-Jazeera notes. 

There was no immediate claim of responsibility in the deadly attack. However, Al-Jazeera notes that Maiduguri is known as the birthplace of Boko Haram. 

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