Panic as explosion rocks Benin City

TVC E. ‎Edo state anti-bomb squad and anti riot policemen, led by Musa Uba, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, have gone to secure and cordon off the four residential buildings that was Tuesday destroyed in a multiple explosions which occurred in parts of Benin City, capital of Edo state at 2pm. It was gathered that the first explosion occurred when a patent medicine dealer, Elue Chinedu, who operated from one of the buildings, was burning the refuse he swept from the building at a refuse dump, around Oka primary school area, close to the junction popularly known as ‘three house,’ off Upper Sakponba road, in Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the state. ‎ Another deafening explosion however went off at about 6.16 pm, when the anti-bomb squad was trying to detonate other explosives discovered. This development heightened tension and anxiety in the entire area as people scampered in different directions for safety as the people...