Bright flames from the scene of the blast UPDATE: “No human casualty,” Yushau Shuaib, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, said of the blast late Friday. “The explosives were suspected to have been planted on a tree opposite Kryxtal Lounge.”
An AFP reporter who visited the scene saw a damaged tree and broken windows at the nightclub, a barber shop and a nearby bank.
A bomb exploded at the popular Crystal Lounge in the Wuse II district of Abuja.
According to eyewitnesses, a man entered a crowded food court, planted the bomb and then ran away.
No casualties have been reported but five cars were destroyed in the attack.
More details to come…