On Tuesday, a suicide bomber was blown to pieces when a suicide vest which he was wearing exploded on his body. This was uploaded on the Vanguard Newspaper Twitter page this afternoon.
Vanguard Newspaper reported that the incident happened in Afikpo town of Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state. It was also made known that the unfortunate incident happened around 12 noon.
Vanguard Newspaper also made it known that the suicide bomber had made an attempt when he entered Amaizu/ Amangballa Primary School but he was fortunately turned back by the school security since he was unable to justify his reason for visiting. It was also reported that he immediately started running inside a closeby bush before a big bang was heard.
It was further stated in reports that the resident scattered for safety when the bomb exploded but they later gathered again at the scene of the incident after few minutes only to find out that the suspected suicide bomber was lying dead in the pull of his own blood.
Reports also had it that the resident who narrated that the incident happened close to the Eke Market Afikpo which was reported to be the biggest market in the area, said that there is tension and panic in the community following the blast.
It was also gathered that the upper part of the suspected suicide bomber’ s body was tangled and mangled from the effect of the bomb.
The Commissioner for Internal Security, whose name was identified as Stanley Okoro also confirmed and reported the incident. He also made it known that he was yet to get details of the whole incidents.
We all need to be security conscious, always be at alert, be careful and watchful if everyone around you. Whenever you see it notices any suspicious movement, or baggages in your area, report to the police or any security agency in your area.