10 killed as suicide bomber targets police commissioner in Nigeria
A suicide bomber on a motorcycle has killed at least 10 people in northeastern Nigeria.
Police say the attacker drove into a convoy carrying a top police official and detonated his explosives. In addition to the deaths, the Red Cross says more than two dozen people were injured.
The police commissioner who appeared to be the target survived, but witnesses say the blast caused massive damage to a roadside market and blew out the windows of the nearby state government building.
No group immediately claimed responsibility for today's attack.
Yesterday, gunmen attacked Christian worship services Sunday at a university campus and a church in northern Nigeria, killing at least 21 people.
It's waging a sectarian battle against Nigeria's weak central government, using suicide car bombs and assault rifles in attacks across the country's predominantly Muslim north and around the capital, Abuja.
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