Three middle-aged men identified as Elvis Ukado, Kasiemobi Uzoma, Justice Adiemea have met their untimely death in Imo State, the sad incident occurs as a result of a bomb explosion in Eziorsu community in Oguta local government area of the State.
Confirming the incident the police public relations officer superintendent Orlando Okechukwu said the incident occurred on Thursday at about 2:00 pm when members of the community suddenly heard a loud explosion, they rushed to the scene only to discover the three lifeless bodies of the victims lying dead on the floor.
SP Olando in a press statement said one of the victims had picked a metal unknown to him to be an unexploded bomb, the device, however, exploded when he tried to compress it, killing the three of them instantly.
Meanwhile, the commissioner of police CP Rabiu Ladodo had led a contingent of men of the police force as well as the anti-bomb squared in his command to the scene of the unfortunate incident for on the spot assessment and maintenance of peace and other in the locality.
CP Ladodo cautions members of the public to be mindful of the kind of object they handle, he said if and strange metallic object is discovered a prompt report of it should be made known to the police.