BOMB SCARE: Police discovers two unexploded devices in Anambra

By FN Editor on 17/05/2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 153


Police in Anambra has discovered two devices suspected to be unexploded ordinances.

The Spokesperson for Anambra State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed disclosed this in a press release made available to journalists in Awka, Anambra State capital.

Mohammed said the devices were discovered in Amawbia, near Awka, the capital city, in Awka South local government area, where some natives of the area on seeing them reported to the police.

He said, “On the 16/05/2019 at about 3:50pm there was a report that some objects suspected to be Unexploded Ordinances (UXOs) were discovered at Elu Orji village Amawbia in Awka South LGA of Anambra State.

“Following the report, Explosives ordinance disposal unit of the Command (EOD) rushed to the Scene and cordoned off the Area to prevent explosion and casualties. The objects were confirmed to be Unexploded ordinance (UXOs) left over wartime bombs.”

He stated that the bombs have been successfully evacuated and secured, adding that both devices weighed approximately 60kg each and 54 inches long and 6 inches width.

He said the command did not suspect any act of sabotage as the bombs were clearly left over devices from wartime.

 

 

Posted on May, 17 2019

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


You may also like...
WASSCE student engulfed by fire

Theo Walcott on target as Arsenal survive Leicester...

Over 8,000 corps members ready for Anambra guber...

Breaking football news : Man City loan Nastasic...

Police disclose identity of officers who shot Kolade...

Another Ambassadorial Nominee from Kastina State Turns Down...

Death Toll Rises After China Warehouse Blast

Lawmakers pass bill that allows birth certificates for...

Enugu Guber: I won’t be a cog in...

Police arrest 51 protesting Judaism faithful in Umuahia...

How I miraculously escaped from Evan's cell -...

Photo News: Okezie Ikpeazu visits Governor Emmanuel Udom...
News Abia Election Special (4) Abia Supplementary Polls Update (18) Abia Supplementary Result update (22) Appointments (9) Breaking News (201) Business (50) Campus News (5) Crime (145) Economy (123) Education (144) Entertainment (155) Fashion and Style (3) General (959) Health (117) Inside Africa (41) International News (309) Interviews (32) National (2021) Politics (1140) Press Releases (128) Religion (9) Security (140) Sports (441) Technology (27) World News (87)

 

 

Advertisement

 

Latest News Coffin, Black magic sited at the entrance of Aba South LGA Soldiers’ inadequate commitment affecting insurgency war – Buratai Anxiety in Edo as 9 lawmakers pick speaker Ihedioha fires council bosses, dissolves boards Ikpeazu donates 20 Innoson vehicles to security operatives in Abia Angry citizen destroys properties at Nigerian Embassy in London Mace-snatching, other 8th Senate events now history – Omo-Agege Woman goes into hiding after burning stepson’s face with hot iron Ihedioha can only be taken serious if he probes Okorocha - Ononuju Nigeria drifting into a failed state - Moghalu

 

Most Read Islamic agenda for Nigeria – Pastor Bosun (25,175 views) 47 YEARS AFTER, HIS EXCELLENCY, COMMODORE EBITU UKIWE (Rtd) MAKES THE “OFO NDI IGBO” RECIPIENTS LIST (21,004 views) The show of shame that sealed Justice Uzokwe’s fate (17,915 views) Breaking News : Dr Okezie Ikpeazu resigns from Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA). (8,583 views) Abiriba Kingdom Celebrates as Eze Kalu Kalu Ogbu (IV) marks 14th year on the throne (7,926 views) Lawyers accuse Lagos Police of working for PDP (7,789 views) Ebola virus in Syria – Infecting ISIS members (7,689 views) Radio Biafra delivers AM Transmitter (7,508 views) Cojoined Twins Abby And Brittany Hensel Pose in Bikini (7,007 views) ‘Why fuel scarcity persists’ (6,786 views)