"According to Olakpe, the first bomber came in a fiat bus and parked at the market's central business area. The second blast happened 100 metres from the first and that one was contained in a Siena bus, Xinhua quoted the police chief as saying."
Lagos, May 21 - As many as 46 people were killed and dozens injured in the twin blasts that hit a market in the central city of Jos Tuesday afternoon, security agencies said.

Police Commissioner Chris Olakpe said 45 people were injured in the blasts that occurred in Plateau state's Jos city.

According to Olakpe, the first bomber came in a fiat bus and parked at the market's central business area. The second blast happened 100 metres from the first and that one was contained in a Siena bus, Xinhua quoted the police chief as saying.

He said the casualty figures were collated after visits to Plateau Specialist Hospital and Bingham Hospital, Jos.


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