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40 Dead as Boko Haram Attacks Viewing Centre in Yobe

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At least 40 soccer lovers were Sunday killed when an Improvised Explosive Device detonated at a football viewing centre in Yobe State.

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A report monitored on Channels said the attack came as fans were watching a football match in a viewing centre.

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“There has been a bomb explosion this evening and so far more than 40 people have been killed,” the AFP quoted a police officer as saying in Mubi town.

The policeman’s account was confirmed by a nurse at the Mubi General Hospital, who also requested anonymity.

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The policeman told AFP that the bomb exploded at roughly 6:30 pm (1730 GMT)during a local football match in a local pitch,

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