The Imo State Police Command has said that a bomb exploded in the state and killed three persons.
According to the Police Public Relation Officer, (PPRO) in Imo, Orlando Ikeokwu, the explosion occurred in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area.
Victims of the incident include, Elvis Ukado; Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adie.
The police image maker said: “It was as an unexploded ordinance in a scrap dump.
“The bomb exploded killing three of them at the scene while one of the victim was beating the scrap iron in order to compress it.”
Orlando also confirmed that Imo State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Ladodo, and his team had visited the bomb explosion scene at Oguta.
He added: “The Commissioner of Police wish 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.”