The Police Command in Enugu State on Wednesday said that the Monday explosion in a former market on the outskirts of Enugu used to be induced by a battery spark.
The command’s Spokesman, Ebere Amaraizu, disclosed this in a statement, in Enugu.
On Sep 11, at about 8:00 p.M., an alleged explosion rocked the scrap part of a former New Artisan Market on the Enugu-Port Harcourt road on the outskirts of Enugu.
The command instantly dispatched its Explosive Ordinance department (EOD) to the scene to ensure that the area was once nontoxic and comfy for all.
Amaraizu stated that a heavy-responsibility battery poor and positive within the scrap had contact with steel scrap main to the explosion.
The preliminary investigations have announced that there was a hearth contact with the battery on the scrap website of the former market, he mentioned.
The spokesman, nonetheless, stated that the investigations were nonetheless ongoing to solve the incident to prevent future prevalence.
Despite the fact that no lifestyles used to be lost within the incident, the spark triggered minor destruction in a nearby food store and two automobiles parked close the store. (NAN)