Vanguard (Lagos)

27 December 2012

Nigeria: Four Arrested Over Alleged Plan to Bomb Enugu Airport

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Enugu Airport.

Enugu — AN attempt by four persons to blow up the Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu with explosives was,Thursday, foiled by operatives of the Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) of the Enugu State Police Command.

The suspects, whose identities had been kept secret for security reasons, were apprehended while driving to the airport at about 8.30am Thursday.

The four suspects including the driver of their vehicle with registration number including KJA 359 AP were heading to the airport when the EOD operatives halted them.

According to the State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu who confirmed the arrest said when the vehicle was searched by the operatives, some items believed to be dangerous fireworks contained in two cartons were discovered in the vehicle.

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