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Police Uncover Two IEDS At Popular Owerri Eatery

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The Imo State Police Command says it has defused two
Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) planted at the
Kilimanjaro eatery located around the Ikenegbu area of
Owerri, the state capital Wednesday night.
Conducting newsmen round the scene, the Imo State
Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali disclosed that a
distress call was put across to the command around
9:30pm Wednesday night by the manager of the eatery
informing the police about an item suspected to be an
explosive device within the lobby of the eatery.
Immediately on getting the news, the bomb squad of the Imo
State police command was drafted to the scene and after
several hours of probing, it was confirmed to be an
improvised explosive device capable of causing serious
damage to lives and property in the area.
Abdulmajid Ali, who said the police responded immediately
on receiving the bomb alert, disclosed that the two IEDs
were carefully planted in an air conditioner unit at the lobby
of the eatery and the other behind the gas cylinder outside
the lobby.

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