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In Nigeria early Monday morning, a car bomb attack suspected to be the actions of an Islamist militant group killed 71 people and injured dozens more. The blast happened at a densely populated bus station in the country’s capital city, Abuja.

An area in northeast Nigeria ravaged by violence from rebels has suffered another tragedy.  In the early morning hours on Sunday (Sept. 29), suspected Islamist gunmen entered a dorm at an agricultural college and opened fired on sleeping students.