18 killed by blasts in Jos, central Nigeria: police

Jos (Nigeria) (AFP) – At least 18 people were killed in twin blasts in the central Nigerian city of Jos, police said on Monday, after a bloody week of violence blamed on Boko Haram militants.

“We have 18 dead as of last night,” Plateau state police spokesman Emmanuel Abuh told AFP after the explosions near a shopping complex and a popular mosque late on Sunday night.

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