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Blast in Nigeria venue showing World Cup leaves 13 dead

An explosion at a venue in Nigeria which was showing World Cup football has left at least 13 people dead, according to Reuters. Around 20 people were left severely injured in what police reportedly called an "attack".

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Fifa 'deeply saddened' by Nigeria bombing

The Fifa statement follows the killing of 13 people as they watched the Brazil v Mexico World Cup match in Damaturu, Nigeria:

We are deeply saddened by the tragic incident in Nigeria. Our sincere condolences for the families of the victims, and the friends. Fifa definitely condemns any form of violence.

– Delia Fischer, Fifa's Head of Media

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