Bomb Explosion Reported in Okene

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(Picture of past bomb blast)

A bomb blast  hit Okene in Kogi state today.It was learnt the bomb exploded in  a  car  which the suspected suicide bombers were conveying it.The explosion, according to a source ,occurred along Agasa road.

Reports reaching  said the bomb -laden vehicle exploded along  the  road after the bombers were  prevented from gaining access to a church which was alleged to be the target.”The bombers wanted to drive into a church premises but they were prevented.And in frustration they detonated the bomb along the road”, a source said.

There were conflicting reports  about the number of people arrested.It was learnt one person was arrested but some other  reports said  there may have been  two persons arrested after the Okene blast.Initial reports said no casualty was recorded.

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