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Published: Wednesday June 18, 2014 MYT 5:55:02 AM
Updated: Wednesday June 18, 2014 MYT 5:55:54 AM

Pick-up trucks carrying bodies seen at Nigerian hospital - source

DAMATURU Nigeria (Reuters) - Several pick-up trucks carrying bodies arrived at a hospital in northeast Nigeria, a hospital source said on Tuesday, after an explosion ripped through a venue in the town of Damaturu where fans had gathered to watch a World Cup match.

It was not immediately clear how many people had been injured or if anyone had been killed. A police official confirmed that there had been an "attack," but he declined to give further details.

(Reporting by Joe Hemba, Writing by David Dolan)


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