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NIGERIA: Bomb kills one in Lagos

The Police bomb disposal unit and security personnel at the scene of the explosion, under the Festac link bridge along Amuwo Odofin in Lagos.Twenty-seven years after the death of Publisher of Newswatch, Dele Giwa, through a letter bomb, a similar incident occurred Monday under the Festac link bridge in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos, which left  chairman of the local Dredgers  Association dead.

Commissioner of Police for Lagos State Command, Mr. Umar Manko in a statement said that the explosion was not a letter bomb.

 

Although there were different versions as to how the late Chief Oladele Pius was killed, but it was gathered that he was handed a letter by an unknown persons at about 11am, shortly after he resumed for work.

One of the injured victim of crying for help at the scene.

As the unknown visitor left,  Chief Oladele attempted to open the letter, only for an explosion which rocked the entire area killing him on the spot.

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