Teenage girl is beaten to death then set on fire by crowd in Nigerian market after she is accused of being a suicide bomber

A vehicle used by Boko Haram set ablaze by Nigerian troops near the town of Baga, north-eastern Nigeria

A teenage girl has been beaten to death and set on fire in a Nigerian market after being accused of being a suicide bomber.

Police officers said a second suspected teenage girl was also accused of being a suicide bomber and was arrested at the Muda Lawal market, the biggest market in Bauchi city in north east Nigeria.

A yam vendor said people discovered one of the girls had two bottles strapped to her body so they clubbed her to death, put a tyre doused in fuel over her head and set it on fire…