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Explosion Rocks Enugu Market

Enugu State police command said has commenced investigation into an alleged explosion at an Artisan Market on the outskirts of Enugu.

The command’s Spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Enugu, the state capital.

Amaraizu said that the explosion took place at the former New Artisan Market along Enugu-Port Harcourt Road on Monday at about 8 p.m.

He said the command had dispatched its crack team of investigators, mainly from its Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD), to the scene of the incident.

The spokesman said that the EOD team was currently combing the entire area and its environs in order to ensure it was safe and secure for all.

Amaraizu said the cause of the incident was yet to be ascertained but no life was lost.

”However, the incident is alleged to have caused minor destruction in a nearby food shop, including two vehicles parked near the said shop,” he said.

Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Head Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.ng). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay.ng
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