Explosion occurs in Port Harcourt market


A market in Port Harcourt, Rivers State called Miles 3 market reportedly faced an explosion. According to reports, the explosion is said to have occurred at the dry fish section of the market around 6:20 am when traders were just starting to bring out their goods and others were just opening their shops for business. There were no fatalities but many people sustained serious injuries and they were mostly women.

The spokesman of the Rivers State Police Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni confirmed the incident had indeed taken place. He added that his officers have already been deployed to the scene of the incident to determine the cause of the explosion. He also confirmed that all injured persons were rushed to the hospital and there was no death recorded.

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