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Nigeria Arrests Guards in Bank Blast

Two security guards were detained in connection with a weekend bombing that flattened a bank building in Nigeria’s commercial capital, killing at least 46 people, authorities said Thursday. The two worked for a security company that guarded the Prudent Bank, a senior bank official said on condition of anonymity. Six other people, including the bank manager and five employees, arrested Wednesday for questioning were released, Lagos police spokesman Emmanuel Ighodalo said. Ighodalo would not provide details surrounding the eight arrests. After initially saying the blast was an accident, authorities on Wednesday reclassified the incident as a bombing after discovering explosives, including some not detonated, at the scene. Full Story

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