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Nigeria suicide blast kills two

Two people have died in a suicide bombing in the car park of police headquarters in Nigeria's capital Abuja.

Police say the suicide bomber and a traffic warden who was in the car to show the driver where to park were both killed in the attack.

Nigeria has experienced a rise in bomb attacks in public places over the last year, but suicide bombings are rare.

Police blame a radical Muslim sect locally known as Boko Haram.

"They have been issuing threat upon threat," a spokesman said.

Seven injured people were taken to a hospital and two have since been discharged.


From Belfast Telegraph