Nigeria blast: Not enough ambulances for injured, dead

2011-12-25 10:50
Lagos - Emergency services near the Nigerian capital of Abuja say there are not enough ambulances to evacuate the injured and dead following a bomb blast at a church on Christmas morning, Reuters reported.

An emergency official said there were casualties, but he could not provide a figure, AFP reported earlier.

"Explosion in St Theresa Church close to Abuja [sic]," said Yushau Shuaib, spokesperson for the National Emergency Management Agency of the blast in the Madalla area.

"There are casualties, but we can't talk about figures for now."

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