An explosion has occurred at Rivers APC Rally, leaving 3 people injured.
NewsOnline reports that no fewer than three persons were injured, on Thursday, when a twin explosion rocked a rally of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Rumuwoji Playground in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.
Two of those injured are women, all of whom were rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
The incident occured when three explosive devices, suspected to be dynamite, went off simultaneously, causing panic at the Ojukwu Field, venue of the APC rally for Port Harcourt City local government area.
Publicity Secretary of the APC, Darlington Nwauju, confirmed the incident, describing it as ‘unfortunate’, even as the Police spokesperson, Iringe-Koko, said she will get back to our correspondent.
However, the Rivers State Police Command was yet to issue any statement on the incident as at the time of filing the report.
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