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Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by 7Ebisco: 7:07am On Dec 12, 2018
An explosion on Tuesday rocked the Diocesan Headquarters of Umuahia Catholic Archdiocese, popularly Mater Dei Catholic Church on Azikiwe road in Umuahia, the Abia capital.

It was gathered the explosion, which occurred in the church premises at about 2:45pm, caused pandemonium in the area as residents who were taken by surprise scampered for safety.

Sources within the cathedral revealed the explosion was caused by an old abandoned petrol tank, which had been buried and long forgotten.

The church gardener, after his routine cleanup was said to have unknowingly set fire on heap of refuse collected while cleaning the compound directly where the tank was buried

The heat from the fire was said to have triggered the explosion, which affected roofs of houses around the cathedral.

No life was said to however been affected during the incident.

Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, told our correspondent exclusively that personnel of the Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) of the State Command have been moved to the scene of the incident.

He said in a telephone conversation: “A cleaner in the church, after sweeping the compound set fire on the debris and the debris spread to a disused underground fuel tank and exploded, bringing down part of a nearby fence and shattering a vehicle parked in the next compound.

“As I speak to you, the Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) of the Police; the Bomb Disposal Unit has been moved to the place to make all assurance that there is nothing much more than the facts that we know now.

“By tomorrow, when they come out with their scientific report, I will also update members of the public.”

http://mcebiscoo.com/2018/12/12/explosion-rocks-umuahia-catholic-church/

Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by hisexcellency34: 8:20am On Dec 12, 2018
I suspect IPOB jews
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Authoreety: 8:20am On Dec 12, 2018
Ogini kwa
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by awesomesossy(f): 8:20am On Dec 12, 2018
Thank God no one died on..
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by baike: 8:20am On Dec 12, 2018
political matter
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by DonBigE82: 8:20am On Dec 12, 2018
Hand work of the Lifeless one grin grin grin
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by hisexcellency34: 8:21am On Dec 12, 2018
Hold Nnamdi Kanu responsible
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by tstx(m): 8:21am On Dec 12, 2018
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Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by ikept(m): 8:21am On Dec 12, 2018
Thank God no life was lost!
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by murphyibiam15(m): 8:21am On Dec 12, 2018
how many times will it be reported
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Triangles1(m): 8:22am On Dec 12, 2018
I hope they will not mention Buhari for this one.
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by CarGuideNG: 8:22am On Dec 12, 2018
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Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Nobody: 8:23am On Dec 12, 2018
Negligence!
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by potent5(m): 8:23am On Dec 12, 2018
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Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Passionate888: 8:24am On Dec 12, 2018
How many times this news go enter front page?
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Xkalaban(m): 8:25am On Dec 12, 2018
Old petrol tank buried in the ground kwa? Yeye dey smell shocked

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Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Esteban8(m): 8:26am On Dec 12, 2018
if only aso rock could blow up like this with jubril saraki n jagaban inside

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Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Jonadull: 8:28am On Dec 12, 2018
Jesus couldn’t stop it
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Positivepoint(m): 8:30am On Dec 12, 2018
7Ebisco:
An explosion on Tuesday rocked the Diocesan Headquarters of Umuahia Catholic Archdiocese, popularly Mater Dei Catholic Church on Azikiwe road in Umuahia, the Abia capital.

It was gathered the explosion, which occurred in the church premises at about 2:45pm, caused pandemonium in the area as residents who were taken by surprise scampered for safety.

Sources within the cathedral revealed the explosion was caused by an old abandoned petrol tank, which had been buried and long forgotten.

The church gardener, after his routine cleanup was said to have unknowingly set fire on heap of refuse collected while cleaning the compound directly where the tank was buried

The heat from the fire was said to have triggered the explosion, which affected roofs of houses around the cathedral.

No life was said to however been affected during the incident.

Commissioner of Police, Chris Ezike, told our correspondent exclusively that personnel of the Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) of the State Command have been moved to the scene of the incident.

He said in a telephone conversation: “A cleaner in the church, after sweeping the compound set fire on the debris and the debris spread to a disused underground fuel tank and exploded, bringing down part of a nearby fence and shattering a vehicle parked in the next compound.

“As I speak to you, the Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) of the Police; the Bomb Disposal Unit has been moved to the place to make all assurance that there is nothing much more than the facts that we know now.

“By tomorrow, when they come out with their scientific report, I will also update members of the public.”

http://mcebiscoo.com/2018/12/12/explosion-rocks-umuahia-catholic-church/


This dir explanation no make sense. What was in the tank that make it exploded? Fuel or ammunitions? Fuel explosion is not powerful enough to blow roof of surrounding buildings. I suspect stock pile of ammunitions where buried in the church. Dss should immediately investigate dis matter.
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by STARKACE(m): 8:34am On Dec 12, 2018
Esteban8:
if only aso rock could blow up like this with jubril saraki n jagaban inside
and you think that your parents did a good job and their duty as your parents right
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by Esteban8(m): 8:39am On Dec 12, 2018
STARKACE:
and you think that your parents did a good job and their duty as your parents right
iam pretty sure they did.. seems yhu Neva had any
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by malachi123: 9:55am On Dec 12, 2018
Re: Explosion Rocks Umuahia Catholic Church by STARKACE(m): 12:54pm On Dec 12, 2018
Esteban8:

iam pretty sure they did.. seems yhu Neva had any
you obviously a product of two losers who just had sex cos dey saw others doing it

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