(By Bonny Apunyu)
At least 26 people were killed and 28 others wounded on Saturday in a suicide bombing in a mosque in northeast Nigeria's key city of Maiduguri.
"A suicide bomber strapped with an IED exploded himself in Alhaji Haruna Mosque" in the Monday Market area, said Aderemi Opadokun, police commissioner of Borno state, of which Maiduguri is the capital.
"Twenty six people were confirmed dead while 28 were injured," he told journalists.
AFP reported that the victims were at afternoon prayers on Saturday according to information from police.