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Blast at beer garden in northeast Nigeria wounds 9

| June 26, 2012 More

Officials say there was an explosion at a beer garden in Nigeria’s northeast that wounded nine people.

Bauchi state police chief Mohammed Ladan said an improvised explosive device went off late Sunday in the city of Bauchi.

Nigerian Red Cross official Adamu Abubakar said a three-month-old baby is among the wounded.

The blast came two days after an explosion went off near a popular nightclub in the capital Abuja, but left no one hurt.

The attacks come amid growing violence blamed on a radical Islamist sect in Africa’s most populous nation.

Category: Bauchi State News

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