NYANYA AGAIN: 12 Confirmed Dead, 19 Injured

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BreakingNews1.jpg-BreakingNews1.jpg Bomb blast scene •20 victims taken to hospital •Mazda car used for the bombing •Suicide bombers ran away before blast Senator Iroegbu Two Camerounian suspects have been arrested at the scene of the blast. The security forces nabbed the suspects who claimed to be of foreign nationals and could not speak nor understand English language. An eye witness also confirmed that it was a Mazda car that was used for the bombings and that three suspects drove by, parked the car and started running. "As people started pursuing them, the car exploded creating panic and pandemonium that made them to escape", the witness said. Another eye witness and staff of THISDAY, Mr. Tony Abulu, said that he had a narrow escape having come near the vicinity to effect some repairs of one of his electronic gadgets. Abulu said that three people inside the Golf car parked close to the Mazada died instantly. 2nd Nyanya Bomb Blast: Nine Bodies Taken to Mortuary, 11 Receiving Treatment in Hospitals Senator Iroegbu Official statement said Thursday night that nine bodies who were victims of the bomb blast at Nyanya, Abuja have been evacuated to the mortuary. The statement which was signed by Public Relations Officer, NSCDC, Emma Okeh, said that response agencies have moved injured victims to hospitals, adding that at least 11 unconscious victims are receiving medical attention in different hospitals in Abuja. Nyanya Blast: 12 Confirmed Dead, 19 Injured •Six vehicles, including the bomb laden car, burnt Senator Iroegbu The Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba has confirmed that 31 victims were affected in the Thursdaynight bomb blast at Nyanya Park. Mba who addressed journalists at the scene of the blast, said that the bomb occurred about 7.55pm Thursday night. He said: "We suffered an explosion at about 7.55pm. The impact of the explosion led to the explosion of other five vehicles in addition to the car with the Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). We equally lost so far 12 citizens and 19 suffered various injuries. "Various security agencies, police, NEMA, Military, Civil Defence and Road Safety amongst others are working together to maintain order", he said

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