Blast in outskirts of Nigerian capital Abuja

Reuters News
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Posted: Jul 10, 2011 11:44 AM

ABUJA (Reuters) - An explosion in Suleja, a satellite town on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja, seriously injured at least four people on Sunday, the National Emergency Management Agency said.

"NEMA officials have confirmed an explosion at Suleja ... four seriously injured victims have been taken to hospital. A death figure has yet to be confirmed," a spokesman told Reuters.

(Reporting by Joe Brock; editing by Alison Williams)