3 People died in IMO state (Eastern part of Nigeria) due to bomb explosion



A bomb explosion has reportedly killed three people in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area of Imo State.
According to reports, the Imo state Police Public Relation Officer, PPRO, Orlando Ikeokwu,, who confirmed the development. gave the names of the victims, as Elvis Ukado; Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adie.
The spokesperson for police said: “It was as an unexploded ordinance in a scrap dump.“The bomb exploded killing three of them at the scene while one of the victims was beating the scrap iron in order to compress it.”Orlando also confirmed that Imo State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, and his team had visited the bomb explosion scene at Oguta.He added: “The commissioner of police wishes to use this medium to warn all member of the public to promptly report any metal device suspected to be Unexploded Ordnance or Explosive (UXO), for possible examination, evacuation, and possible destruction.”
An eyewitness from the community, who also confirmed the development said that the explosion affected people around the scene due to the violent wave and effect of the blast.
 

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