Updated: Police Anti-Bomb Squad Defused Bomb in Lagos
The bomb according to reports was said to have been planted at a location inside Reliance hotel, but was discovered by a staff of the hotel who immediately alerted the management of the hotel and subsequently the Police Anti-Bomb Squad.
The Police Anti-Bomb Squad who immediately arrived the scene of the incidence has since successfully defused the bomb.
Watch this space. Details will follow as soon as they are available.
Hotel sources said three men slept in the hotel last night, checked out this morning and probably forgot the bomb in the room or deliberately left it there to cause the unexpected havoc.
It was while a staff of the hotel went into the room to clean it up, that he discovered the bomb concealed in a black bag, who immediately alerted those concerned before the Police Anti-Bomb Squad arrived the scene.
The streets surrounding the area was said to have been condoned off for hours as the anti-bomb squad struggled to defuse the bomb, which they eventually did and carried away.