Bomb Hits U.N. Building in Nigeria

At least 18 people are dead after a car bomb ripped through the United Nations building in the Nigerian capital Abuja Friday, with an entire wing of the compound leveled. Witnesses said a car rammed through two separate gates as guards tried to stop the vehicle, and the suicide bomber drove the car just up to the main reception of the building before detonating, inflicting the most damage possible. The blast happened at around 11 a.m. local time; an estimated 400 people were working in the building. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast, but oil-rich Nigeria faces terrorism threats on multiple fronts.