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Biafra Civil War: Police detonates bombs discovered in Imo, Anambra, Delta

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The Nigeria Police Force reportedly discovered undisclosed number bombs left during the 1967-1970 Biafra civil war in three states.

The police said to has successfully detonated the bombs found in Southern Nigeria.

The civil war remnants, According to the Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) of the Police, were found by construction workers at building sites in Imo, Delta and Anambra states and reported their findings to security agencies.

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This was disclosed on Thursday the Commissioner of Police (CP) in charge of Nigeria’s EOD, Maikudi Shehu while speaking during the quarterly conference of senior officers and EOD base/unit commanders at his office in Lagos.

In his words: “Part of our successes after the general elections was the recovery and subsequent detonation of explosives left during the civil war in Anambra, Delta and Imo states.

“The explosives were detonated without causing panic. The explosives were many and would have caused a lot of damage if not for the timely intervention of our department.”

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