The inhabitants of Ile Ife in Osun state were in panic on Tuesday morning after an explosion went off in the More area of the town. Witnesses say an explosive device planted in a house went off.
They said a police anti-bomb squad which arrived the area soon after the explosion defused other devices planted close by. No casualty or damaged property was reported.
The Osun State Commissioner of Police, Ibrahim Maishanu, who visited the scene of the explosion, told PREMIUM TIMES that the blast was caused by dynamites planted by “mischievous persons.”
“it was a dynamite of a low calibre and it was placed in an area where it cannot hurt anyone or damage property.
When first one exploded police bomb unit went to the site and the second one was found at the same location and it was detonated by our anti-bomb squad,”