Many Boko Haram militants were killed in firefights with Nigerian soldiers in villages near the northeastern city of Maiduguri
Monday’s was the latest in a spate of attacks that have killed hundreds in recent weeks and spilled across Nigeria’s borders.
The attack took place at around 7.45 pm when a man “threw a bomb” towards a bar in the Ponre district, said a security source.
Residents had asked the military for more protection last week after suspected Boko Haram fighters conducted a raid near the village and stole livestock, said Bachirou Ahmad, another resident.
A Boko Haram suicide bomber attacked a church, a mosque and a restaurant. At least 60 were killed in the string of attacks in Potiskum and Jos.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blasts but Jos has been repeatedly attacked by the Boko Haram Islamist group.
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Boko Haram militants stormed three remote villages, kill residents and set houses ablaze in the bloodiest day of attacks by the group since President Muhammadu Buhari came to power.
The Nigerian army said that Babuji Ya’ari was actively involved in the mass abduction of schoolgirls in Chibok and his arrest led to arrest of some female members of Boko Haram.
The rebels shot dead their victims after looting homes and shops and setting fire to buildings, said Debiro Hawul resident Umaru Markus.
Two teenage girls blew themselves up near a crowded mosque in Maiduguri, killing 30. This is the fourth suicide attack in June by Boko Haram.
Boko Haram took control of a large swath of northeast Nigeria until a multinational force this year forced them out of towns and villages.
Boko Haram last year held a vast swathe of territory in northeastern Nigeria of just over 30,000 square kilometers
Chad, a military heavyweight in the region, has been a driving force behind a campaign that has inflicted a series of defeats on Boko Haram since January.
Boko Haram killed more than 150 people since President Muhammadu Buhari took power on May 29.