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Ebonyi Bomb Explosion; A Police officer’s Mistake


Nigeria Police in Ebonyi state has explained what led to the explosion in the state, at early hours of today, Tuesdays, May 25th, 2021.

According to the police, a Mobile Police Officer on special deployment to Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Mr Idi Aminu lost his life in an accidental hand grenade explosion.
Police added that the incident which occurred opposite Amizi Amangbala Primary School in Afikpo North threw the area into panic as passers by scampered for safety.
The Police Public Relations Officer in Ebonyi state, Mrs Loveth Oda who confirmed the development explained that the MOPOL who was an Inspector mistakenly hit the lead of his grenade which was hanging on his waist with his elbow resulting in the deadly explosion.
She noted that the police officer was an operative of MOPOL 32 and not a suicide bomber as being circulated in the social media.
The PPRO said his remains had been evacuated to a mortuary.
On another report about gunshots in Ebonyi state Government House Abakaliki, she explained that a bullet was accidentally fired from an AK 47 rifle when police officers posted to the gate was cleaning his firearms, and it never hurt or killed anyone.

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