Nyanya Bus Station Awash with Body Parts After Bomb Attack, Estimated – 75 Dead, 124 Injured – Viewer Discretion Advised!
konknaijagirl | On 14, Apr 2014
A bomb blast at a crowded bus park in Nyanya on the outskirts of Nigeria’s capital, Abuja at approximately 630am this morning with emergency services and counter terrorism responders attended around
John Awe head of of counterterrorism Nigerian Civil Defense and Security Commision Counterterrorism Division confirmed officers responded at about 8am. In attendance are the Minister of Interior, National Security Advisor to the President, Inspector General of Police and Cheif of Defense staff with President Goodluck Jonathan cancelling a scheduled trip to Ibadan in order to attend the incident.
The area is being cordoned off and the security officers are working ardously to manage crowd control as concerned and fearful citizens flock to the scene to ascertain if their loved ones are casualties. Officers have stressed the need for public to vacate the area in case there are other bombs set and unexploded planted in the vicinity.
Estimated casualties by crew on the scene are indefinite as people have been blown into pieces so much so that the clearup and salvaging of body parts was still ongoing at 12pm today.
The incident has left an estimated 71 people dead and 124 injured according to Abbas Idris – Head of the Abuja Emergency Relief Agency.
Police spokesman Frank Mba confirmed Idris’ figures adding that 16 luxury coaches and 24 minibuses were also destroyed.
Eyewitnesses reported earlier that there were dead bodies and human flesh littered around the area.
Although no one has claimed responsibility for the attack, all fingers are pointing to the dreaded Boko Haram Islamist militant group.