Nigeria: Police intercept vehicle loaded with bomb in Delta


Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force on Friday night intercepted vehicle loaded with bomb along Ughelli-Patani Road Delta State.

The suspected weapons, loaded in a White Toyota Hilux vehicle without a number plate, included 128 pieces of explosives and five pieces of electric detonators which have been handed over to the Explosives Ordinance Department (EOD ) of the Police.

Acting Delta State Police Public Relations Officer ASP Chuks Orisewezie, who confirmed the story, said occupants of the vehicle refused to stop when the police on stop-and-search flagged them.

He said the occupants later abandoned the vehicle and fled into a bush when they were chased by the Police.

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Source: The Guardian