'At least 12 dead' following Nigeria blast

Shots from a local TV station of the damage from the explosion in Abuja. Credit: RTV

Police in Nigeria say at least 12 people have died after a suspected car bomb in the capital Abuja.

The explosion happened in the suburb of Nyanya, near the site of another blast in April which killed around 70 people.

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'19 dead' in Nigeria blast

A blast on the outskirts of Nigeria's capital Abuja has killed 19 people, the Nigerian government says. The explosion hit the satellite town of Nyanya, near the site of a bus station attack that killed at least 71 people in April.