Explosions in Abuja and Borno Claims Scores of Nigerian Lives

Scores of commuters were killed and wounded when an explosion rocked a bus depot outside the Nigerian capital Abuja. The killings follow a series of attacks by suspected Boko Haram members in the northern state of Borno.

Vehicles and motorcycles hit by the impact of the explosion at the Nyanya Motor-park, along Abuja-Keffi Expressway outside Abuja.

Photo: Vanguard

Boko Haram attack.

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