Nigeria: 71 people dead in bus bombing

Bus bombing in Nigeria

According to officials in Nigeria in Abuja, the capital, two blasts killed more than 70 people and 124 people wounded.

The explosion occurred at a bus station on the outskirts of the capital. This time to go to work when the passengers were boarded buses and taxis. Witnesses said that after the explosion there were bodies scattered.

Correspondents say the attack was carried out by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.Nigeria 70 people dead in bus bombing

A witness told that he saw 40 bodies, while others say that they support workers and police saw body parts together.

According to a news agency Nian Motor park explosion crater 1.2 meters deep and 30 vehicles were destroyed. A witness who works in Abuja perhaps Miami’s Daniel told Reuters news agency: “I was just expecting that I heard the explosion. Spread chaos after the explosion and people started running. ”

Another witness told: I have never before seen such a scene, she really was horrible. We ran in search of shelter. We saw many bodies.