An explosive device went off on Monday killing at least 71 persons.
A day after Monday’s bomb attack at Nyanya bus stop, a suburb of Abuja, life appears to have returned to normal as residents were seen going about their usual activities.
A PREMIUM TIMES correspondent, who visited the scene of the blast on Tuesday morning, noticed that residents appeared to have overcome the shock of the incident.
Although the scene of the blast was still cordoned by security agents who hovered around, street hawkers were seen selling their wares in traffic as passengers were also seen trying to board vehicles to the city centre. There were also people trooping in to catch a glimpse of the dregs the blast left behind.
A bomb hidden inside a Volkswagen Golf Vehicle on Monday went off causing the death of at least 71 persons.
Meanwhile, a NEMA official who was seen at the site of the blast told PREMIUM TIMES that one person out of the 137 taken to seven different hospitals had passed away.
The official, who declined to be named because he was not authorized to speak to the press, also said some of the corpses have been handed over to their families for burial.
There are doubts that the popular Nyanya market day, which usually holds on Wednesdays, will be observed tomorrow; but given Tuesday’s activities, the possibilities are not that slim.
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