A suspected bomb factory has been uncovered in Iddo village, a community in Okpella, Edo state after one of the explosives exploded. One of the suspected bomb makers was killed in the explosion.
Another victim had his legs chopped off by the blast, Breaking Times reports.
According to the report, the building where the explosives were manufactured is a three- bedroom apartment which the villagers alleged was occupied by some militia group from Kogi State.
The State governor, Godwin Obaseki has directed the police and DSS to search for more explosives and weapons and disarm the militia group operating in the community.
The governor’s directives follows reports that one or the occupants of the building fled with explosions and arms loaded in an abandoned vehicle. He was however apprehended by police.