Explosion in Abuja Injures Two, Not a Bomb Incident

An explosion occurred in the Maitama area of Abuja, Nigeria, on January 24, 2024, resulting in injuries to two individuals. Initially, there were concerns about a bomb explosion, but the Federal Capital Police Command clarified that the incident was caused by an overheated metal refuse container. The explosion occurred near a refuse dump outside the Bureau of Public Enterprise premises in Maitama. The injured parties are receiving medical care at Maitama General Hospital. The police urged caution and recommended using plastic or rubber containers for waste disposal to avoid similar incidents.

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