Many feared dead as fresh explosions rock Jos

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

Twin bomb explosions have occurred in central Jos, the capital of Plateau State, with an unspecified number of deaths, residents and police have said.

One resident said the blasts occurred at about 6.30 p.m. Thursday near a busy motor park, operated by state-owned Plateau Riders.

An outlet of popular fast food line, Mr. Biggs, is also located near the scene of the attack.

The casualty figures are yet unclear, residents said.

The Plateau State police spokesperson, Emmanuel Abu, confirmed the attack, the News Agency of Nigeria, reports.

More details coming.


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