Vanguard (Lagos)

25 June 2014

Nigeria: 21 Confirmed Killed in Abuja Blast

Photo: Idris Akinbajo/Premium Times
The scene of Wednesday's bomb blast in Abuja.

Atleast 21 persons have been killed with 17 others injured in a bomb blast that rocked the nation's capital city, Abuja,Wednesday.

The blast occurred at the gate into EMAB Plaza, adjacent BANEX Plaza, Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II, at 3:50 pm.

However, the quick intervention of soldiers saved the city from more blasts as they gunned down a suspect that was carrying another explosives-laden bag on a power bike. It was later diffused by the police anti-bomb squad.

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