Car explosion in Nigeria leaves 8 dead, 21 wounded

Eight people are left dead, 21 wounded in a Nigeria car explosion during the country's 50th anniversary Friday, according to the Associated Press.

President Goodluck Jonathon and other dignitaries were only a walking distance of 10 minutes away from the explosion in the country's capital Abuja.

Outside of the Justice Ministry the two bombs exploded at about the same time, CNN reported.

A Red Cross official said more deaths are expected to be recorded.

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