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Deadly blast rips up bus station in Abuja


ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Dozens of people are feared dead in an explosion that blasted through a busy commuter bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, before 7 a.m. (0600 GMT) Monday as people were traveling to work. see more photos




Police spokesman Frank Mba says Monday's blast destroyed 16 luxury coaches and 24 minibuses. 

There was only believed to be one blast with secondary explosions as vehicle fuel tanks ignited and burned. 

Reporters saw rescue workers and police gathering body parts as ambulances rushed the wounded to the hospitals. (AP)


People gathered at the scene of an explosion at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, April. 14, 2014. An explosion blasted through a busy commuter bus station on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, before 7 a.m. (0600 GMT) Monday as hundreds of people were traveling to work. Many are feared dead. (AP Photo/ Gbemiga Olamikan). 


Onlookers inspect damaged buses following an explosion at a bus park in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, April. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/ Gbemiga Olamikan). 

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