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Port Harcourt: Police give update on Mile 3 market explosion

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The Rivers State Police Command has confirmed an explosion on the widespread Mile 3 Market within the early hours of Monday in Port Harcourt.

DAILY POST had reported that the explosion occurred on the dry fish part of the market round 6.20 am when merchants had been bringing of their items and others had been opening for enterprise.

SP Nnamdi Omoni, the Police Public Relations Officer in Rivers, mentioned in a press release that no casualty was recorded within the assault available on the market.

In accordance with him, the locally-fabricated dynamite exploded when one Mrs. Ifemia Aloke, popularly referred to as ‘Mama Pleasure’ opened her fish store on Monday morning.

He mentioned the explosion inflicted accidents on her son and one different younger woman including that these injured are at present receiving medical consideration whereas no life was misplaced within the incident.

The police spokesman mentioned that standard buying and selling actions had since resumed after the police particular crew licensed the market secure.

He mentioned {that a} full-scale investigation had been launched to establish the reason for the explosion and produce the perpetrators to justice.

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