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Nigeria police 'repel' Abuja attack: spokesman

Published on 26 November 2012 - 7:25pm
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Gunmen on Monday attempted to attack a special police unit in the Nigerian capital Abuja, but police claimed to have repelled it and details were still emerging, a police spokesman said.

"I can confirm that there was an attempted attack on the (special anti-robbery squad) this morning which was repelled," spokesman Frank Mba said, adding that the attackers were "suspected gunmen". Local media reported that gunmen attacked the unit.

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