Nigeria Army Barracks Bombing: At Least 30 Dead From Explosion At Beer Garden

ABUJA, Nigeria — A bomb blast tore through a beer garden at a Nigerian army barracks where revelers had gathered to celebrate New Year’s Eve, witnesses said, and state-run television reported Friday that 30 people died, though police i…

ABUJA, Nigeria — A bomb blast tore through a beer garden at a Nigerian army barracks where revelers had gathered to celebrate New Year’s Eve, witnesses said, and state-run television reported Friday that 30 people died, though police immediately disputed that.

A local police spokesman said the blast occurred at about 7:30 p.m. Friday in Abuja, the capital of Africa’s most populous nation.

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