Monday, 14 April 2014

Photos from President Jonathan's visit to bomb victims at Asokoro Hospital

 President Jonathan and his Service Chiefs visited victims of the Nyanya Motor Park bombing at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja.The blast occurred at the crowded bus station around 6.30am today during rush hour as commuters were about to board buses and taxis to go to work in central Abuja. Two buses full of people were struck.  Continue to see more photos...
It is believed that one of the buses, which was parked overnight at the motor park, was loaded with the bomb that went off this morning.
The explosion occurred in a section of Nyanya park allocated to luxury buses. An eyewitness said he saw at least 50 bodies being removed from the scene..
"This morning there was an explosion at the Nyanya Motor Park," Manzo Ezekiel of the National Emergency Management Agency said. "Rescue teams are on the ground"

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