The explosion destroyed no fewer than six houses early in the morning on Saturday, April 11, 2020.
According to report, Residents of the affected area alleged that the explosion came from the home of a suspected bomb-maker
Not less than six houses were destroyed by an early morning explosion suspected to be a bomb at Dumez Street, Off Benin Auchi Road, Eyean, Benin City on Saturday, April 11, Vanguard reports.
GoldenNewsNg understands that no death or injury was reported from the explosion, Lawal Jimeta, the state commissioner of police said an investigation had begun on the matter.
The blast caused panic among residents of the area, and the impact of the explosion was visible in about six houses.
The Nigeria police were already on ground to ascertain the cause of the explosion. However, residents alleged that the explosion came from the home of a suspected bomb-maker who lives in the area.