Dozens Killed In Abuja Explosion

Dozens have been killed in an explosion that occurred at Nyanya, a satellite towns in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

It was gathered that a bomb which had been buried in the ground in the motor park exploded killing and injuring many people waiting to catch a bus to town.

Read this also:  JOB ALERT: African Editor at Global Investigative Journalism Network

About 7 mass transit buses and other vehicles were affected in the blast which left a wide hole in the ground.

The incident took place under the popular Nyanya bridge, which serves as a motor park to commercial motorists and many workers who troop there to board vehicles to their workplaces in the city centre are feared among the dead.

Read this also:  FACT CHECK: Is INEC really handicapped to curb underage voting in LG poll?

Rescue operatives have arrived the scene and are ferrying injured persons to nearby hospitals.

More details later…




Comment on this: