MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Two women attacked a shopping facility near a motor park in Madagali, a town in the state of Adamawa, allegedly leaving about 30 people dead, Premium Times reported, citing a witness.
According to the media outlet, the incident was confirmed by Victor Ezugwu, the Brigade Commander of 28 Task Force Brigade, Mubi. According to Ezugwu, the number of casualties is yet to be determined.
Northeastern Nigeria has been mired in a conflict since 2009, when Boko Haram began large-scale attacks in the region, seeking to impose strict Sharia law. In February, the group expanded its attacks to neighboring Niger, Cameroon and Chad, prompting these states' governments to launch a regional offensive against them.