Second Blast in 2 Days Hits Nigeria

Several hospitalized following explosion
By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 30, 2012 3:00 AM CDT
Second Blast in 2 Days Hits Nigeria
Nigerian Red Cross officials.   (Getty Images)

Several people have been hospitalized after an explosion near Nigerian government buildings. Police gathered at a road junction where the explosion occurred, near the headquarters of the governor of Taraba, a normally calm state that borders Cameroon, the AP reports. It's the latest in a series of recent blasts in the country, including yesterday's attack on church services at a university; the death toll in that assault has now reached at least 21. (Read more Nigeria stories.)

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