Death toll rises in Abuja suicide blast
By Khanyisa Tabata
26 August 201
The death toll from a suicide bomb blast at offices of the United Nations in Abuja, Nigeria, has risen to 18. At least 400 people are believed to work in the building.
Local police official, Mike Zuokumor, told AFP that the suicide bomber used a light vehicle to crash through two security barriers before slamming into the side of the building and detonating the explosives.
Rescue operations continue and the death toll is expected to rise.