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BREAKING NEWS: Over 200 feared dead as explosion rocks Abuja
 
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Mon, 14 Apr 2014   ||   Nigeria,
 

More than 200 people are feared dead in an explosion which rocked an outskirt of Abuja, the Nigerian capital, this morning.

The explosion sounded in a highly populated motor park in Nyanya, less than five minutes drive from the Abuja city Centre.

It is not clear yet how the bomb was ferried into the park, but witnesses suspect it was planted by a suicide bomber.

Several dead bodies now litter the blood spattered park and the expressway leading to the city.

Some of the dead victims and the injured are being taken to the hospital by ambulances and vans belonging to the police, the Vehicle Inspection Office, Federal Road Safety Commission…

Our reporter counted more than 50 bodies that are yet to be evacuated. Several vehicle including about 12 government owned high capacity buses were destroyed in the attack. Some of the buses were said to be loaded with passengers when the explosion occurred.

More details coming soon.

 

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