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Bombs, gunfire kill 81 at crowded mosque in Nigeria's Kano

KANO, Nigeria - Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire on worshippers at the main mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano on Friday, killing at least 81 people, witnesses and officials said, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Islamist Boko Haram militants. | Video

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