11 killed at Nigeria election rally

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President Goodluck Jonathan was at the event but was not injured

At least 11 people have been killed in a stampede at an election rally in Nigeria that the president was attending.

Rivers state police spokesman Rita Inoma-Abbey said the stampede began as people tried to push their way into the Port Harcourt Liberation Stadium in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta.

She confirmed that 11 people had been killed.

President Goodluck Jonathan was attending the event but was not injured.

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