Several Killed in Nigeria World Cup TV Venue

by Editor | June 18, 2014 2:11 am

BBC – A suicide bomber has killed several people in northern Nigeria’s Yobe state at a venue televising a World Cup match, residents and medics say.

A hospital worker told the BBC that truckloads of injured people are being treated in overcrowded wards.

“The injured people are so numerous I cannot count them,” the worker said after the blast hit Damaturu town.

An emergency has been declared in three states, including Yobe, amid attacks by suspected Boko Haram militants.

Witnesses say the suicide bomber in a tricycle taxi detonated the explosives as people watched Brazil’s match against Mexico. on Tuesday evening.

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