…suicide Bomber made attempt to enter Amaizu/ Amangballa Primary School – Source
…we don’t have many details – Ebonyi Govt
Abakaliki-A suicide bomber was on Tueaday blown to pieces when a suicide vest he was wearing exploded on his body.
The incident happened in Afikpo town of Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi state.
The Islamic school in the Afikpo North LGA of Ebonyi State has over time been considered as a time bomb that would explode in future.
A source in the area said the incident happened around 12 noon.
“He made an attempt at entering Amaizu/ Amangballa Primary School but was turned back by the school security since he couldn’t justify his reason for visiting. He immediately started running inside a nearby bush before a big bang was heard”, the source said
The source said resident scampered for safety when the bomb exploded but reconvened at the scene of the incident a few minutes after only to discover the suspected suicide bomber laying dead in the pull of his own blood.
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The resident who noted that the happened close to the Eke Market Afikpo which happens to be the biggest market in the area said that there is tension and panic in the community following the incident.
It was gathered that the upper part of the suspected suicide bomber’s body was completely destroyed form the impact of the bomb.
Commissioner for Internal Security, Stanley Okoro confirmed the incident but noted that he was yet to get details if what happened.