Explosion rocks Abuja, many feared dead – Live Updates

FILE PHOTO: Scene of a bomb blast in Abuja on June 25, 2014
FILE PHOTO: Scene of a bomb blast in Abuja on June 25, 2014

The explosion occurred at about 4pm‎.

An explosion has occurred at a major shopping mall, Emab Plaza, in Wuse 2, Abuja. A witness said the explosion ‎occurred at about 4p.m. Emab Plaza is a busy shopping mall in the highbrow area of Nigeria’s capital city, on Aminu Kano Crescent. The explosion apparently occurred at the gate of the busy plaza. This is the third deadly explosion in the Nigerian capital in two months. The extremist Boko Haram sect claimed responsibility for the two explosions in April and May in Nyanya, a suburb of the capital.

Liveblog


[liveblog]

Additional reporting by Amina Mohammed, Chinenye Ugonna, and Nnenah Ibeh.


DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD:DIABETES Is CURABLE! Don't Let It Threaten You! To NORMALIZE Your Blood Sugar In 21Days For Life, Click Here!!!.


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.