Worshippers In Owerri Escape Death As Bombs Are Uncovered in Church

Worshippers Escape Death As Bombs Are Uncovered in Owerri Church

According to a news report on Premium Times, two Improvised Explosive Devices was discovered at a church, Winners Chapel on Port Harcourt road in Owerri, Imo state this morning June 15th. The police detonated the bomb after detecting them. The Commissioner of Police in Imo state, Abdumajid Ali, said they have arrested six suspects over the discovery of the explosives.

Mr. Enwerem, a Deputy Superintendent of Police said:

“During their (Police bomb experts) check, it was discovered that Improvised Explosive Devices in forms of refrigerator compressor concealed in sack bags were discovered,” Mr. Enwerem said. “One was promptly detonated at the scene because it was on a timer. The other one was dis-alarmed and then taken away for detonation.”

The police say they believe the explosives were planted on Saturday night and timed to explode after worshippers had gathered for worship today.

Photo Credit: Onumara Onyekachi

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