Turkey condemns Abuja bomb attack

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Turkey condemned Monday's car bomb attack in Nigeria's capital Abuja that left 75 people dead and 141 others injured Anadolu Agency reported.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the foreign ministry said Turkey would maintain support for the Nigerian government's efforts to achieve stability and security in the country.

"We extend our condolences to the families of the victims and wish for a quick recovery for the wounded," the statement said.

75 people have been confirmed killed in a Monday bomb blast in one of Abuja's largest car parks.

Nigerian security agencies reportedly recovered the body of a man - festooned with charms and amulets usually associated with members of the militant Boko Haram group - from the site of the deadly bombing.

In another development, the Nigerian parliament building in Abuja was evacuated on Tuesday over a bomb scare.

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