Explosion hits Nigeria’s capital near spot of April bombing

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An explosion has hit a suburb of Nigeria’s capital of Abuja, near a bus station that was the scene of a bomb attack on April 14 which killed at least 70 people. The blast has claimed at least nineteen lives, according a top official.Nineteen died in the explosion while 60 others were injured, BBC reported, attributing the information to the head of Nigeria’s Emergency Management Agency, Abbas Idriss.The blast in the suburb of Nyanya is believed to have been a car bomb. Witnesses told AP a car full of explosives drove close to a checkpoint across the street from the bus station where the April 14 attack occurred. A man reportedly jumped out of the car and ran as it exploded.A security official, who asked to remain anonymous, said two undetonated improvised explosive devices were found at the scene, according to AP.

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