Explosion Hits Nigerian Shopping Mall, 21 Dead, Boko Haram Suspected

An explosion has devastated a shopping mall in the Nigerian capital of Abuja, killing at least 21 people, according to local police. The blast, which is being blamed on Islamist militants, hit the Emab Plaza in the upscale Wuse 11 suburb just an hour before the national team’s World Cup match against Argentina on Wednesday evening (GMT).



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