30 killed in triple suicide bombing in Nigeria Jun 18, 2019 0 1161 12345 AFPKano, NigeriaThirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram militant group.Three bombers detonated their explosives outside a hall in Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) from the Borno state capital Maiduguri, where football fans were watching a match on TV.“The death toll from the attack has so far increased to 30. We have over 40 people injured,” Usman Kachalla, head of operations at the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), said on Monday.An earlier toll from the blasts, the bloodiest in months, gave 17 dead and 17 wounded.The attack happened around 9:00 pm (1800 GMT), Ali Hassan, the leader of a self-defence group in the town, said.The owner of hall prevented one of the bombers from entering the packed venue.“There was a heated argument between the operator and the bomber who blew himself up,” Hassan said by phone. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Iran set to breach enriched uranium limit in 10 days Jun 18, 2019 0 907 Arab League head warns no M-E peace deal without Palestinian state Jun 18, 2019 0 174 HK activist Joshua Wong leaves jail, vows to join protests Jun 18, 2019 0 375 former Egypt president Morsi dies after falling ill in court Agencies Cairo Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in Cairo, according to state media. The 67-year-old died after fainting during the court session in the Egyptian capital on .. China’s Xi to visit North Korea this week ahead of G20 meet AFP Beijing Xi Jinping will make the first trip to North Korea by a Chinese president in 14 years this week, state media said Monday, as Beijing tightens relations with Pyongyang amid tensions with the United States. Xi .. UN tells Tehran to keep implementing nuclear agreement US: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called on Iran to continue to abide by a nuclear deal reached with world powers after Tehran said it would soon surpass a uranium stockpile limit set in the 2015 accord. ..