Bomb blast has killed at least 23 persons near a fish market  in Maiduguri, Borno State capital.

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The attack according to BBC Hausa service occurred at about 3:pm on Monday,adding that at the time of filing the report no group has claimed responsibility.

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However, Boko Haram insurgents have often claimed responsibility for such heinous attacks in the North-east region of Nigeria.

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