by Editor | May 21, 2014 2:58 am
CNN – At least 118 people were killed Tuesday in twin blasts at a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, an official said, warning the toll could climb.
The explosions, which targeted Terminus market, went off some 20 to 30 minutes apart, setting fire to the entire venue.
“The death toll stands at 118. This is the number of victims recovered from the scene of the explosions, but we are still searching through the smoldering debris for more bodies,” said Mohammed Abdulsalam, coordinator for the National Emergency Management Agency in the city.
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