3 Dead in Imo bomb blast


Police expert in Imo on Thursday affirmed that a bomb detonated in the state killing three people.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Imo, Orlando Ikeokwu, said the blast happened in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government zone.

Ikeokwu gave the names of the deceased as Elvis Ukado; Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adie. The police picture producer stated: “It was an unexploded statute in a piece dump.

“The bomb detonated slaughtering three of them at the scene while one of the victims was beating the piece iron so as to compress it.”

Orlando likewise affirmed that the Imo State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, and his group had visited the bomb blast scene at Oguta.

He included: “The Commissioner of Police wishes to utilize this medium to caution all individuals from the public to immediately report any metal gadget suspected to be Unexploded Ordnance or Explosive (UXO), for conceivable examination, clearing, and conceivable demolition.”

A witness from the community, who likewise affirmed what happened said that the blast affected individuals around the scene because of the savage wave and impact of the sound.