Fireworks depot blast strews fire, fear in Nigeria

Posted: December 27, 2012 at 12:56 a.m.

An explosion ripped through a warehouse full of fireworks in Nigeria’s largest city Wednesday, sparking a fire that threatened surrounding city blocks and sending a plume of thick smoke high into the sky. At least one person died and 15 others were wounded, emergency officials said.

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