Saturday, August 27, 2011

Abuja UN Building Bombed •18 Killed, Several Others On Danger List •Boko Haram Claims Responsibility, Threatens To Launch More Attacks After Ramadan •UN, EU, Jonathan, OBJ, Others React

The Tribune "No fewer than 18 people were feared dead and 48 injured when a suicide bomber attacked the United Nations office in Abuja on Friday. The attacker, reportedly drove through the exit and pulled down the first and second gates and entered the compound.

According to a source, the attacker immediately alighted from a Honda Accord car and went straight to the reception of the office, where he detonated the bomb which rocked the building with some part collapsing.

The source revealed that the attack, which occurred at about 10.30am took everyone by surprise, while all the windows in the office were shattered with casualties lying all over the place."