Explosion rocks bar in central Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria - An explosion shook an outdoor bar in the central Nigerian town of Jos on Sunday, a military spokesman said, the latest unrest in a region where religious clashes have killed over 70 people in recent weeks.
A popular open air venue, known as West of Mines, was cordoned off following the blast.A spokesman for the military Special Task Force meant to keep order in Plateau State, of which Jos is the capital, said the explosion was a continuation of a cycle of violence between Christian and Muslim gangs that flared up last month.
He did not say what caused the explosion or if there were casualties.
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