Deadly car bomb explodes in Nigeria's Gombe after Jonathan rally

February 2, 2015 3:20 PM

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GOMBE, Nigeria (Reuters) - A car bomb went off near a stadium in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on Monday, a few minutes after President Goodluck Jonathan left a party rally there.

A Reuters photographer said the bomb exploded about 200 meters (220 yards) from the stadium, engulfing the car in flames and killing at least one bystander and wounding seven.

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