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At least 21 dead in Nigeria explosion

At least 21 people have been killed and 17 were injured when an explosion tore through a crowded shopping district in the Nigerian capital Abuja during rush hour, police said.

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10 killed in explosion in Nigerian shopping centre

An emergency services source has said that at least 10 people have been killed and more have been wounded in an explosion near a shopping centre in the Nigerian capital of Abuja.

The source, who was at the scene, said: "This thing, it happened at peak time," adding that scores of cars were also damaged in the blast.

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