Bomb Explosion rocks Port Harcourt


Bomb explosion has reportedly rocked Port Harcourt leaving many people injured.

It was gathered that many people sustained different degrees of injury after the explosion rocked parts of mile 3 market in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Rivers State on Monday, May 31.

“A locally fabricated dynamite exploded when one Mrs Ifemia Aloke, popularly known as ‘Mama Joy’ opened her fish shop, inflicting injuries on her son and one other young lady who are currently receiving medical attention.

The police spokesperson affirmed that no life was lost in the incident.

Omoni stated that normal trading activities resumed immediately in the market.

“In the meantime, the Commissioner of Police, Eboka Friday, has ordered a full scale investigation into the incident with a view to ascertaining the cause of the explosion and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

“He wishes to reassure the good people of the State that the State is generally calm and they should go about their lawful activities uninterrupted and without fear of molestation from any quarters,” the police spokesperson said.