The aftermath of an October mosque bombing in Maiduguri, Nigeria. (Jossy Ola / AP)

At least 32 people are dead and roughly 80 are injured after an explosion in a fruit and vegetable market in the Nigerian city of Yola. Media reports place blame on the militant group Boko Haram.

USA TODAY reports:

Tuesday night’s blast breaks a three-week hiatus in bombings after a string of suicide attacks culminated in twin explosions in mosques in two northeastern cities that killed 42 people and wounded more than 100 on Oct. 23.

One of the mosques attacked was in Yola, capital of Adamawa state, where the blast took place Tuesday night.

The dead and the injured were evacuated to hospitals, Sa’ad Bello, coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency, told the Associated Press.

Most victims were vendors and passers-by, said Deputy Superintendent Othman Abubakar, the police spokesman for Adamawa state.

Some 20,000 people have been killed in a six-year uprising that has spread to neighboring countries.

— Posted by Alexander Reed Kelly.

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