Sunday, January 22, 2012

Travel Alert For Brits After Nigeria Bombings

British people are being warned against travelling to parts of Nigeria after a series of terror attacks left at least 143 people dead.

Radical Islamist group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for bombings in the northern city of Kano.

Witnesses have described seeing dozens of bodies piled up outside the main morgue after attacks at police stations, state buildings and on streets, beginning on Friday afternoon.

Authorities enforced a 24-hour curfew in the city, with many people remaining home as soldiers and police patrolled the streets and set up roadblocks.

The Foreign Office updated its travel advice for the African country, advising against travel to Kano. Read More