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Suicide Bomber Hits Police HQ In Abuja

June 17 2011


At least two people have been killed in an attack at the headquarters of the Nigerian police force in the capital Abuja, reports This Day (Lagos).

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives in the parking lot at the headquarters late on Thursday morning, destroying more than 73 vehicles, according to officials.

The bomber and a civil defense member were killed in the explosion, according to a police spokesman.

Boko Haram, an Islamist group, claimed responsibility for the...

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