Explosion rocks Imo state, kills three

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Three persons have been confirmed dead after a bomb went off at a dumpsite in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area in Imo state yesterday Thursday, June 6th.

The state police command spokesperson, Orlando Ikeokwu, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, gave the names of the victims, as Elvis Ukado; Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adie. According to Orlando,

“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.

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.”Orlando said

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