Explosion occurs in Nigeria after president’s speech at rally
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 2
A car bomb exploded on Feb. 2 in the city of Gombe in northeast Nigeria immediately after the Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's speech at a rally.
Citing Nigerian radio, one person was killed in the incident, the president was not injured, TASS news agency reported.
According to preliminary information, the explosion took place 200 meters from the stadium, where the president was delivering his speech.
Seven people were injured in the explosion.
Currently, the police are finding out the circumstances surrounding the incident.
A terrorist group known as the Boko Haram is currently active in Nigeria.
Edited by CN