BOMB EXPLOSION KILLS THREE IN IMO STATE
An ordnance UXO which exploded at a dumpsite has killed three persons, the Imo State Police have confirmed.
Orlando Ikeokwu, Police Public Relation Officer in Imo said the incident happened at Eziorsu community in Oguta Local Government Area of the state.
The PPRO said the deceased were at a scrap site in the area when one of them triggered the ordnance while beating a scrap iron, causing the bomb to explode and killing all three of them at the scene.
Orlando confirmed that the Imo State commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo had visited the scene of the incident with his team.
“The Commissioner of Police wish to use this medium to warn all members of the public to promptly report any metal device suspected to be Unexploded Ordnance or Explosive (UXO) for possible examination, evacuation and possible destruction” said Orlando.