Abuja Bomb Blast Claims Over 200 People


 Eye witness accounts say casualties are high but can’t confirm the exact figures.
At  about 6.45 am this morning a car bomb blast occurred at Nyanya Motor park at the federal capital territory Abuja where over 200 people have been said to lost their lives. NSCDC officials, Fire Service, NEMA, the DSS and Police have been dispatched to the scene of the incident to battle the incident.
One of the victims at Nyanya Park, Kunle Bamidele, told Channels Television that he was on a queue to get on a bus when he and other passengers heard a loud blast and ran away for
safety.
Channels Television also spoke to the Head of Anti-Terror Unit of the NSCDC, whose men have been at the scene to control the situation.
“Yes the situation is exactly what you are seeing on ground, there has been an explosion of high magnitude and several lives have been lost, even as you are looking on the ground you’ll see patches of human flesh.
“We are here as first responder to try to fight  the situation on the humanitarian intervention… It is a suspicion that it was a bomb placed on the ground, so we have asked the office to send in more people.

So far no group has claimed responsibility. But it is believed that the dreaded Boko Haram may be behind it.

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