There has been a fresh bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja, Thursday evening, Police has confirmed leaving at least 8 people dead.
While security agencies cordoned off the area, response agencies said they moved injured victims to hospitals and bodies to the mortuary. Eleven unconscious victims received medical attention in different hospitals in Abuja.
The explosion which reportedly took place near the scene of the previous attack that claimed scores of lives has already sparked off traffic as residents are seeking refuge in heavy panick, disrupting rescue operations.
The National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA) conformed that Nine bodies have been deposited in the mortuary while 11 unconscious persons are receiving treatment.
An eyewitness said the explosion occurred at about 8.20pm in a white Gulf car.