The Police has confirmed 12 persons dead and 19 injured in a fresh bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja, Thursday evening. 5 vehicles were also damaged in the incident which occurred near the scene of the previous attack that claimed scores of lives.
Traffic congestion according to the police hampered rescue operations. Meanwhile, bodies of the dead have been deposited at the mortuary many and the injured rushed to the Asokoro hospital for treatment.
The National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) had earlier conformed that Nine bodies have been deposited in the mortuary while 11 unconscious persons are receiving treatment. An eyewitness said the explosion occurred at about 8.20pm in a white Gulf car.
Source: Nigerian Gazette