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Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40 people - sources

Nov 28, 2014    

YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said.The security source and witness Abubakar Adamu, a mechanic who narrowly avoided being blown up himself, said the blast set several buses on fire at the Marabi-Mubi junction, in a part of the country plagued by violence linked to the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency. (Reporting by Imma Ande; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Andrew Roche)This story has not been edited by Firstpost sta...

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