The Police in Imo have confirmed the death of two persons following a bomb blast at a flow station in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of Imo.
The explosion occurred in the early hours of Wednesday May 4, at the facility operated by Addax Petroleum Development Nigeria Limited.
The state police spokesperson, Mr Micheal Abattam confirmed the incident to newsmen saying the Commissioner of Police in Imo immediately drafted the command’s anti-bomb unit, as well as some operatives of the command to the area to prevent any breakdown of law and order.
An eyewitness revealed that the victims were trying to find their way into the flow station through the entrance when the bomb exploded and killed them.
Addax Petroleum is one of the two oil companies located in the Izombe community.