Explosions, gunfire at south Nigeria rally kill policeman

February 17, 2015 7:05 PM

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LAGOS (Reuters) - Explosions hit an opposition political rally in southern Nigeria on Tuesday and Islamist insurgents struck in the north, with unrest spreading after a presidential election was postponed.

A police officer was killed and several people wounded when five explosions and a burst of gunfire hit an opposition rally in Okrika in southern Nigeria's oil producing Rivers state, home town of President Goodluck Jonathan's wife Patience.

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