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Rivers State Govt. orders manhunt for “failed bomber”


Rivers State Govt. orders manhunt for “failed bomber” 

Story from Uji A.Iliyasu

Rivers State Government said it is searching for a man who attempted to detonate an explosive near Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt, the state capital.

The incident occurred earlier Tuesday, 25 June, with many suggesting that the unidentified bomber was part of a group of people participating in a political rally.

The suspect sustained severe injuries during the failed attempt and was quickly taken away from the scene by colleagues.

Speaking in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Adaeze Oreh, called for the arrest of any patient with injuries suspected to be caused by explosives.

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The commissioner urged healthcare providers to detain and report anyone with such injuries to the police or the state Ministry of believing that he may seek treatment at public or private hospitals.

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