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Wounded mom, baby reunited after blasts

Abuja - 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 the 75 victims of Monday's explosion.

Bomb experts search for evidences in front of buses at a bomb blast scene at Nyanyan, in Abuja, on April 14, 2014. Picture: Afolabi Sotunde. Credit: Reuters

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. - Sapa-AP

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