Blast hits fans at World Cup screening in northern Nigeria

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - An explosion ripped through a football viewing centre in Damaturu, northern Nigeria on Tuesday, police and residents said, as fans gathered to watch the World Cup. The blast at the Crossfire venue, in the Nayi-Nawa area of the state capital of Yobe, happened shortly after tournament hosts Brazil kicked off against Mexico at 8:00 pm (1900 GMT). Sanusi Ruf'ai, police ...
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Added June 18, 2014
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