RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND CONFIRMS EXPLOSION AT MILE 3 PARK ON MONDAY
The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed that there was an explosion inside Mile three part this morning, Monday May 30 in Port Harcourt City Local Government Area.
A statement by the spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP NNAMDI OMONI said, a locally fabricated Dynamite, exploded when one Mrs Ifemia Aloke, popularly known as ‘mama Joy’ opened her fish shop.
OMONI said although, the explosion inflicted injuries on the son of mama Joy and another young lady, who are currently receiving medical attention, no life was lost in the incident.
He maintained that normal trading activities in the park resumed, soon after a unit of the Police known as the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) was immediately despatched to the scene to sweep and render the entire Market safe.
The statement made available to Brave Views says the Commissioner of Police, CP 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 and reassured the good people of the State that the State is generally calm, urging residents to go about their lawful activities uninterrupted and without fear of molestation from any quarters.