Nigerian leader visits victims of Abuja bombings: official

Nigerian security officers stand next to rubble in Kuje, near Abuja, on October 3, 2015, after two bomb blasts ripped through the outskirts of Nigeria's capital AbujaNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday visited victims of a twin-blast in the country’s capital that killed at least 18 people and wounded 41 others, promising to pay for their treatment, his office said. “On a visit to the survivors of the attack who are receiving treatment at the Trauma Centre of the National Hospital, President Buhari wished them full and speedy recovery,” presidential spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement. Adesina said Buhari also ordered that the government would pay the medical bills of a young girl who was shot by armed robbers.

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