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  6/18/2014, Sivan 20, 5774

Nigeria: Suicide Bombing Hits World Cup TV Venue

A suicide bomber killed several people in northern Nigeria's Yobe state at a venue televising a World Cup match, residents and medics told BBC on Tuesday.

The blast hit the town of Damaturu. Witnesses said the suicide bomber in a tricycle taxi detonated the explosives as people watched Brazil's match against Mexico.