Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Scores killed as bomb blast rips off Emab Plaza in Abuja
A massive bomb blast that rips off Emab Plaza, one of the biggest and most busy malls in Abuja has killed hundrend of people.
The blast, which went off at 3:57 pm, triggered a big bang that set the massive shopping mall on fire.
As at the time of filing the report, human parts, shrapnel and blood were flying about, as confused men and women, who managed to escape from the building ran in different directions, calling for help.
"I can see human parts and some bodies scattered on the ground but we are too scared to get closer for fear of another bomb," a reporter at the scene said.
Men of the Police Anti-bomb Squad were being expected to clear the site before rescue operations could be carried out by emergency workers.