Abuja, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed in a suicide attack on a bus station in Nigeria Thursday, a military source said.

Two male suicide bombers carried out the attack at Tashan Gandu motor park in Biu town, located 187 km to Maiduguri, capital of the northern state, reported Xinhua citing a security source.

One of the suicide bombers successfully detonated his bomb, the source said, adding the other suicide bomber failed in his target as an angry mob pounced on him and beat him to death before the arrival of security personnel.