Massive explosion hits Nigerian city

A massive explosion Saturday night hit Nigeria`s central Jos City, where more than 118 people were killed in a similar incident Tuesday, police said without giving any casualty figures.

IANS| Last Updated: May 25, 2014, 08:32 AM IST

Abuja: A massive explosion Saturday night hit Nigeria`s central Jos City, where more than 118 people were killed in a similar incident Tuesday, police said without giving any casualty figures.

State police spokesperson Felicia Anselm said the incident was suspected to be a suicide bomb attack, noting the explosion occurred near the University of Jos, along the express way leading to northeast Bauchi State. "But details are still sketchy for now," Xinhua quoted her as saying.

Other sources said, A lifeless body of the suicide bomber was found some 20 metres away from a football viewing centre, where soccer fans converged to watch the final of 2014 UEFA Champions League between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.