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Car bombs kill dozens in Nigeria

By AP Reporters

At least 46 people have been killed after two car bombs exploded at a bustling bus terminal and market in Nigeria.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombs in the central city of Jos, but they bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, the Islamic extremist group that recently abducted nearly 300 schoolgirls.

The second blast came half an hour after the first, killing some of the rescue workers who had rushed to the scene that was obscured by billows of black smoke. Bodies and body parts were covered in grain loaded in the second car bomb, witnesses said.

President Goodluck Jonathan said his government “will not be cowed by the atrocities of enemies of human progress and civilization”.

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