27 herders killed in bomb explosion in central Nigeria

In Nigeria, a group of 27 herders was killed on Thursday and several others were injured in what police called a bomb explosion. The explosion took place in Central Nigeria, a region known for ethnic and religious tensions. The police said that the death toll may mount further and searches are still going on. Bomb experts were investigating the origin of the explosion.

An umbrella group of herders alleged an airstrike claiming that the bomb was dropped by a Nigerian military jet. The group said that only the Nigerian military possesses jets to carry out aerial strikes. They demanded a thorough investigation and necessary actions in the case.

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