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Massive explosion hits central Nigerian city, casualties unknown

English.news.cn   2014-05-25 07:21:07            

ABUJA, May 24 (Xinhua) -- A massive explosion on Saturday night hit Nigeria's central Jos City, where more than 118 people were killed in a similar incident on Tuesday, local police said, without giving any casualty figures.

State police spokesperson Felicia Anselm said the incident was suspected to be a suicide bomb attack, noting the explosion occurred near the University of Jos, along the express way leading to northeast Bauchi State. "But details are still sketchy for now, " she added.

Other sources said A lifeless body of the suicide bomber was found some 20 meters away from a football viewing center, where soccer fans converged to watch the final of 2014 UEFA Champions League between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

Editor: Xiang Bo
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