Police foil attempt to blow LNG facility

11 July 2016, Port Harcourt – Rivers State Police Command has foiled attempt by some hoodlums to blow up LNG pipeline in the state.

Nigeria LNG plant, Bonny Island.

Nigeria LNG plant, Bonny Island.

Public Relations Officer of the command, DSP Omoni Nnamdi who disclosed this Monday in a statement said the Police recovered some Improvised Explosive Device, IED fabricated with large mass of dynamite.

He said the substance which was recovered on Thursday has been diffused by the Explosive Ordinance Department , EOD of the Police.

He said the Police also arrested a notorious kidnapper who was allegedly among those that ambushed and killed an ASP and two other policemen recently.

He said the Police also engaged two robbers in a fierce gun battle in Etche local government area with two of them escaping with gunshot injuries.

The Police image maker appealed for timely information from the public to enable the Police discharge its duty effectively.

 

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