The Imo State Police Command has confirmed that three persons were killed when an ordnance UXO exploded at a dumpsite.
Police Public Relations Officer, Orlando Ikeokwu confirmed this in a statement on Friday.
According Ikeokwu, the incident happened at Eziorsu community in Oguta Local Government Area of the state.
He said that the victims were at a scrap site in the area when one of the victims triggered the ordnance while beating a scrap iron in order to compress it.
The bomb exploded killing the three of them at the scene.
More details will follow…
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