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Bomb kills World Cup fans in Nigeria

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LAGOS - At least 21 people were killed when an explosion ripped through a viewing centre showing World Cup football in Damaturu, northern Nigeria, a medical source told AFP on Wednesday. 

File picture shows emergency response workers at the site of a car bomb blast in the central Nigerian city of Jos, on May 25, 2014

"We received 21 dead bodies and 27 injured victims from the blast," the source at the Sani Abacha Specialist Hospital after the explosion in the Nayi-Nama area of the city on Tuesday night.

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