The building is located in the capital of the country, Abuya. Esteem that the deads could reach a greater number. The suspicions of the responsibility point at a sect islamist or The Qaeda. At least 18 people have died in the attack with pump happened east Friday in the building of the UN in the capital of Nigeria, Abuya, according to has informed the commissioner into police Mike Zuokumor to the journalists in the place of the event. Zuokumor needed that the numbers are, at the moment, provisional and that still can vary, since they continue the rescue work after the explosion. " We have ten dead ones and could have ms" , a medical person in charge has explained who has asked not to be identified. A security source has aimed at the possibility that the attack has been work of Boko Haram, a radical sect Nigerian islamist, or To the Qaeda in Magreb Islmico (AQMI). The president of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, has condemned the explosion he has described and it like " attack against world-wide La Paz ".
In an official notice spread in the Nigerian capital, Jonathan also expressed its rejection by " Barbarian attacks, without sense and cobarde". The building of the UN has been blackened completely in the low part can the rest of a car that hit against the same and soon it exploded. In the place are soldiers, firemen and rescue teams. " A car hit against the building and exploded. This is probably the work of Boko Haram or AQMI, and is a serious scaling in the situation of security in Nigeria" , the security person in charge has considered. " This is the worse thing than " could have happened; , it has thought. Ocilaje Michael, member of the personnel of the UN that worked in the building, assures to have seen several corpses after the explosion.
" We saw the explosion in the building. All the people in the ground floor are dead. Their bodies are desperdigados by all the place. I have seen about five cadveres" , it has related. A reporter of Reuters has been able to see several bodies introduced in an ambulance. Boko Haram, whose name translated of hausa means " the western education is pecado" , it has been behind the majority of almost daily attacks with pump and shootings, in its majority against the Police. In fact, this Thursday, Boko Haram it exploded a pump in a police station and attacked banks in a locality of the northeast of the country, leaving at least twelve deads, among them police and a soldier. As far as AQMI, it operates mainly in the Niger neighbor, where it has kidnapped to several foreigners. Nevertheless, also one suspects that it kidnapped to a Briton and Italian in east Nigeria a year. In December of 2007, an attack with car pump in the offices of the UN in Algiers left at least 41 deads, among them 17 members of the personnel of United Nations. In 2003, fifteen members of the personnel and other seven people died in an attack with pump against soothes of the UN in Baghdad. Source of the news: At least 18 died in the explosion of a pump in soothe of the UN in Nigeria