In Nigeria, 13 people died in the suicide attacks

© AP Photo / Olamikan GbemigaПолиция Nigeria. Archival photoIn Nigeria, 13 people died in the suicide attacks© AP Photo / Olamikan Gbemiga

At least 13 people were killed, 16 were injured after three suicide bombers staged the attack in Maiduguri in North East Nigeria, reports Agence France Presse with reference to sources in security services.

According to him, the first bomber committed a suicide bombing on Sunday evening in front of a small restaurant in the capital of Borno state.

Two more explosions followed a few minutes later, the source said, noting that the attack happened «a few hours after it was reported a large number of militants «Boko Haram» in the vicinity of the city.»

Responsibility for the attack, according to the Agency, yet no one picked up.

Nigeria operates a radical Islamist group «Boko Haram». Its militants opposed to the Western model of education and achieve the introduction of Sharia law throughout the country. Grouping is behind most of the terrorist attacks regularly occurring in response to directed against a military campaign being carried out by Niger, Cameroon and Chad.