Two bombs ripped through a crowded bus station in the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Monday, killing at least 71 and injuring over 100 people. Although no one has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, suspicion fell on the militant Islamist group Boko Haram, which has been carrying out an insurgency in northeastern Nigeria for the past several years. Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan suggested while visiting the scene of the blasts that Boko Haram was responsible for the attack, which is the first to occur in the capital in two years.

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