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IS affiliates claim bomb attack at bar in north-east Nigeria

Iswap says it was responsible for second blast in as many days that injured 11 in Jalingo, Taraba state

Explosives planted at a bar in north-east Nigeria have injured 11 people, police said on Saturday, the second attack in days targeting drinking spots in Taraba state and claimed by affiliates of the Islamic State group.

The blast went off at a moonshine bar in Nukkai, outside the state capital Jalingo around 1900 GMT on Friday, police spokesperson Usman Abdullahi told AFP.

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