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Blast Targets Football Fans In Nigeria, 40 Killed – Report – 1 June 2014

RT logoAt least 40 have been killed in an explosion at a football field in Mubi, northeast Nigeria, AFP reports citing a police source.

“There has been a bomb explosion at a football field this evening and so far more than 40 people have been killed,” an officer in the town said.

No group has claimed responsibility, though Boko Haram has staged attacks in the area in the past.

A military source told Reuters that the number of those dead and injured is not clear at this time. He added that several bodies were recovered and the wounded are still being evacuated.

A witness told the news agency that the blast happened in the evening.

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