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Suleja Xmas Day blast: Death toll rises to 27

MADALLA – A suspected bomb blast on Christmas Day near a church , at  Madalla, Suleja, Niger state  has killed at least 27 people, a priest there said, citing the toll provided to him by rescue officials.

“The officials who counted them told me that 27 people died,” Father Christopher Barde told AFP, adding that the explosion happened as the Christmas morning service was ending.




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