Nigeria

Car Bomb Kills 29 in Nigeria

Meanwhile, the government is worried about gay people

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A car bomb killed at least 29 people on Tuesday in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri, the epicenter of an Islamist revolt, witnesses said.

No one claimed responsibility for the blast. But militant sect Boko Haram, founded in the city, has repeatedly attacked schools, churches and government and military targets in its four-year-old campaign.

The attack will be a setback for President Goodluck Jonathan's military crackdown, which had temporarily succeeded in pushing Boko Haram's assaults into rural areas.