Nigeria suffers yet another bombing

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(CNN) — At least 20 people were killed Monday when an explosion rocked a bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe, which has recently come under repeated attacks blamed on Boko Haram radicals, officials said.

The incident happened when a homemade bomb planted near a bus exploded as people were boarding ‎at the Dukku bus station, triggering a fire that consumed vehicles, authorities said.

“So far, 20 people have been killed in the explosion and another 18 were badly injured,” said Mato Yakubu, Gombe state director of the National Orientation Agency (NOA).

An official with the Nigerian Red Cross in the city said 20 bodies were evacuated to a local morgue.

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