Bomb blast claims three lives in central Nigeria

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At least three people have been killed and three others wounded in a bomb explosion that ripped through a football viewing center in a central Nigerian town, police sources say.Chris Olakpe, a police official in Nigeria’s Plateau state, said an improvised explosive device (IED) went off near the football viewing center in the town of Jos, where a group of people were watching the European Champions League final on Saturday.“So far, we have three dead, three injured,” added the Nigerian police official.Olakpe further said the explosive device was being carried by a bomber when it exploded prematurely, adding, “He was consumed by his IED. It exploded before the viewing center because of pressure from local youths and the alertness of the local people.”

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