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Nigeria: Blast kills 21 just an hour before national World Cup match01:02

Nigeria: Blast kills 21 just an hour before national World Cup match

Nigeria, abuja
June 25, 2014 at 21:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

A bomb attack has killed at least 21 people and injured 52 more in a busy shopping district of Abuja on Wednesday just as crowd was gathering to watch the World Cup match.

The blast occurred near the Banex plaza shopping complex, one of the busiest districts of the Nigerian capital. At the point of the attack citizens where gathering at the plaza to watch the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.

Nigeria: Blast kills 21 just an hour before national World Cup match01:02
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A bomb attack has killed at least 21 people and injured 52 more in a busy shopping district of Abuja on Wednesday just as crowd was gathering to watch the World Cup match.

The blast occurred near the Banex plaza shopping complex, one of the busiest districts of the Nigerian capital. At the point of the attack citizens where gathering at the plaza to watch the World Cup match between Nigeria and Argentina.

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