Car bombs raise fears of Boko Haram expansion

May 21, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT
The explosions, which targeted Terminus market, went off some 20 to 30 minutes apart, setting fire to the entire venue.
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Massive car bombs were the latest in a deadly wave of bombings across Nigeria over the past few weeks, raising fears that the extremist group Boko Haram has become powerful enough to expand its terrorist operations far outside its traditional strongholds.

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