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China strongly condemns deadly bomb attack in northern Nigeria

Updated: 2014-12-01 19:20

BEIJING - China on Monday strongly condemned a bomb attack on the Central Mosque in northwest Kano, Nigeria that left at least 120 killed and more than 270 injured on Friday.

"China strongly condemns and firmly opposes terrorism in any form, " said Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying at a daily press briefing.

"We felt deeply shocked and saddened at the attack that caused many civilian casualties," she said, expressing condolences to the victims' families.

China will continue to support Nigeria's efforts to safeguard national security and stability, Hua said.

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