Explosion rocks Port Harcourt


A suspected explosion has hit the popular Mile 3 Park market in Diobu axis of Port Harcourt, causing panic on Monday morning.

The incident took place at about 6:20am when traders were bringing in their goods into the park, witnesses said.

One person was injured in the leg, while few others sustained injuries in a stampede that followed.

Many traders in the market quickly parked their goods and left the park after the explosion.

The personnel of the Nigeria Police Force believed to have come from Nkpolu Police Division, Port Harcourt immediately moved to the scene of the incident.

When contacted the State Police Command, spokesperson, SP Nnamdi Omoni, said that he is yet to get detailed information about the incident.