Aug. 27 - Nigeria's president Goodluck Johnathan visits the United Nations building in Abuja where a car bomb blast killed 19 people on Friday. Deborah Gembara Reports.
Nigeria's president Goodluck Johnathan visits the United Nations building in Abuja where a car bomb blast killed 19 people on Friday. The wreckage of the car carrying the bomb. The car slammed through the security gates and crash against the wall. The explosion sent vehicles flying and set the building on fire. SOUNDBITE: Nigeria's President, Goodluck Jonathan saying: "Yes of course whenever you have terrorist attacks in any country, Nigeria is like another case. I always say that terrorism is like a global plague now. Different countries have suffered from terrorist attacks at different times. Probably it's the turn of Nigeria." It isn't clear who is behind the attack although there are some suspicions that the local Islamic sect Boko Haram is responsible. The organizations is responsible for more than 150 deaths in bombings and shooting this year. Deborah Gembara, Reuters