Three Persons Killed By Unexploded Ordnance UXO In Oguta

Channels Television  
Updated June 7, 2019

 

Three persons have been killed at a scrap dump in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area of Imo state following an explosion Caused by unexploded ordnance UXO.

Confirming the incidence, the Imo state police command public relations officer Orlando Ikeokwu says the 3 victims were identified as Elvis Ukado, Kasiemobi Uzoma and Justice Adiemea.

They were at a scrap site in the area when one of the victims while beating a scrap iron in order to compress it, triggered the unexploded ordnance, the bomb exploded killing the three of them at the scene.

Meanwhile, the Imo state commissioner of police CP Rabiu Ladodo who led a team of the command anti bomb squad to the scene warned all members of the public to promptly report any metal device suspected to be unexploded ordnance or explosive UXO for examination, evacuation and destruction.