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Nigeria - Abuja - United Nations Bldg (1x VBIED)

22:30 Aug 26 2011 Abuja, Nigeria

Description
A suicide bomber struck the United Nations building in the Nigerian capital Abuja killing at least 23 and wounding at least 81.
Additional Data
Other target description: The United Nations building in Abuja housed both domestic and foreign workers from other organizations as well as the UN.
Describe the type of IED used in this incident: Vehicle-borne
How was this IED initiated?: Command-initiated, Suicide
Describe casualties and damage: As of 30 Aug 2011: at least 23 killed and 81 wounded. The UN building sustained extensive and severe damage

Credibility: UP DOWN 2

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