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Baby lost in chaos of Nigerian bomb blast to be reunited with mother

Families wait for news of loved ones at Asokoro hospital in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, April. 15, 2014, following a blast on Monday that destroyed more than 30 vehicles and caused secondary explosions as their fuel tanks exploded and burned. The Monday attack just miles from Nigeria's seat of government, leaves at least 72 feared dead, and increases doubts about the military's ability to contain an Islamic uprising that is dividing the country on religious lines as never before.(AP Photo/ Sunday Alamba)
April 16, 2014 - 2:18 AM

ABUJA, Nigeria - A Nigerian newspaper reports that a baby lost in the chaos of the bus station bomb blast in Nigeria's capital is set to be reunited with her critically wounded mother.

The Daily Trust newspaper says 10-month-old Goodness is being cared for at a hospital where it was presumed her mother was among 75 dead victims of Monday's explosion.

Then family members found her mother Gloria Adams in another hospital.

The newspaper says hospital officials are preparing to reunite the two on Wednesday. It quotes a doctor as saying the baby only suffered a swollen eye.

Health officials say 141 wounded victims are in 15 hospitals and clinics.

The death toll from the explosion blamed on Islamic extremists is expected to rise.

News from © The Associated Press, 2014
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