Tension as bomb blast rocks Enugu

There is tension in Enugu State following report of a blast within Enugu, the State capital.

DAILY POST learnt that the explosion occurred Monday night at the New Artisan Market, Enugu.

The development has created tension in the State, though police say there is no cause for alarm.

Confirming the incident, the Enugu State Police command through its spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu said the police “have commenced full scale investigations.”

He said in a statement that “an explosion occurred at the scrap site of the former New Artisan Market Enugu on 11/9/17 at about 8pm.

“The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained and no life was lost.

“However, the incident caused minor destruction in a nearby food shop, including two vehicles parked near the said shop.

“The state command has advised good people of the state, particularly residents of the axis not to entertain fear or panic but to go about their normal lawful business as all hands are on deck by the command, working in partnership with relevant sister security agencies and relevant stakeholders for a safe and secured Enugu state and its environs.

“Meanwhile, personnel of the Explosive Ordinance Department of the state command were on hand to further render the scrap site and its environs safe and secured.”


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    JEREMIAH EFEKODO2 months agoReply

    that’s serious…

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    Sunday Abama2 months agoReply

    Now wool for Enugu…

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    Adegbite Segun2 months agoReply

    Terror everyday

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    Adegbite Segun2 months agoReply

    I’m sure that God is not sleeping

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    SULE ELIMELECH2 months agoReply

    This is a sad one,how comes??? May God save nigeria from all these bombings

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    Happiness Ugochi2 months agoReply

    God have mercy!

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    Ajayi Kayode2 months agoReply

    too serious. God keep protecting us

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    Ajayi Kayode2 months agoReply

    Mercy of God fall on us all

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    Badmus Jelili2 months agoReply

    What is the meaning of all this now bomb blast in Enugun too, so no where is save in this country again may God help o

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    Ikegbunam chizoba2 months agoReply

    Is this true

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