Nyanya 2 BombBlast: Updates

Fire Servicemen have put off fire from yesterday's Nyanya bomb explosion which occurred less than a hundred meters from the April 14th blast claiming over 70 lives and left many injured.

Uneasy calm pervades Nyanya and environs Friday morning as security operatives cordon off Nyanya- Abuja road. Traffic is light as motorists have stayed off roads. Eye witnesses said Bomb exploded when the terrorist opened the booth of the vehicle they came in.

Residents yesterday expressed anger over the state of existing insecurity in that area as was seen when a mob tried to stop the media from covering the incident but for the help of security operatives who held them back. Few that were interviewed complained seriously about insecurity in Nyanya being the major route into the Nation's capital and also claimed that cylinders from the last bomb blast are still laying around where they landed after the blast.

So far, NEMA have confirmed 18 people dead, 41 injured out of which 30are receiving treatment in Asokoro District Hospital, 2 in Maitama District Hospital and 9 in the National Hospital.

Authorities have apprehended 2 men claiming to be Cameroonians who are suspected to have carried out the mayhem.

Investigation is still on-going.
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