Police: Bombers, one of them 11, target Nigeria market

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Lagos, Nigeria( CNN) Two suicide bombing attack in 24 hours — one of them involving an 11 -year-old female bomber — killed dozens of people and wounded more than 120 others in the Nigerian cities of Yola and Kano, authorities said.

At least 31 people were killed and 72 others injured in a bomb blast Tuesday evening in the northeastern city of Yola, Aliyu Maikano, a local Red Cross official, said.

It was not clear whether the explosions was from a planted device or the work of a suicide bombing, according to reports.

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An official from the National Emergency Management Agency( NEMA ), Sa’ad Bello, gave a slightly higher toll of 32 dead and 80 injured, while hospital officials gave newspapers an even higher total.

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