Thisday Newspaper Office Bombed In Abuja, Nigeria Capital

April 26, 2012
NewsRescue- Breaking news reports are that the Thisday newspaper offices in Jabi/Utako area, Abuja, was destroyed by bombs in the early hours of Thursday. There has not yet been any claim of responsibility for the attacks.
(AP)- A spokesman for the Nigeria Red Cross says three people have been killed in a suicide bombing at the office for a major newspaper in the country’s capital.Nwakpa Nwakpa said the suicide bomber rammed through the front gates of the ThisDay office and drove a car loaded with explosions into the newspaper’s reception.

Nwakpa said others were wounded in the attack.

The explosion in Abuja occurred around 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the offices of ThisDay. An Associated Press reporter who heard the explosion said it was very large. Police and paramilitary forces have already surrounded the office.

Witnesses said another explosion struck the newspaper’s offices in the city of Kaduna

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