Bomb Blast Rocks Shopping Centre In Abuja
Abusidiqu.com has learn’t of a bomb blast at the Banex Plaza area of Wuse 2, Abuja, this evening. The Bomb was said to have occurred in a car which exploded directly in front of Park and Shop, a popular shopping mall frequented by the wealthy in the nations’ Federal Capital.
Soon after the blast, trucks of army men arrived the scene of the incident.
Official of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) had also arrived at the scene which has been cordoned off by security personnel.
As at the time of this report, casualty figures were yet ascertained as no one is allowed to take pictures or go close to the scene.
Most recently, on June 22, a blast went off outside a nightclub in Abuja that shattered the windows of nearby buildings but caused no casualties.
Update 1: Shortly after the arrival of security personnel to the scene, another unexploded bomb was discovered hidden in a flower, but was immediately detonated.
“When we were trying to find out what is happening, the anti-bomb squad discovered another one. They just detonated it,” The head of NEMA’s Abuja office, Ishaya Chonoko, told journalists at the scene.
Update 2: Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Frank Mba confirmed the incidence of the bomb blast at the Banex area of Wuse 2, but said it was a low level explosion. He said no life was lost or injuries and damages to properties reported.