An unidentified suicide bomber has blown self to pieces in Afikpo town, Afikpo local government area of Ebonyi state.
The incident occurred at about 12pm on Tuesday, Daily Post reported.
Commissioner for Internal Security, Stanley Okoro who confirmed the incident, noted that he was yet to get details of what happened.
However, a source revealed that the suicided bomber attempted to gain entrance into Amaizu/Amangballa Primary School but was denied by the school security.
“He made an attempt at entering Amaizu/ Amangballa Primary School but was turned back by the school security since he couldn’t justify his reason for visiting,” the source said.
“He immediately started running inside a nearby bush before a big bang was heard,” the source said.
It was learnt that the incident has aroused tension in the area as residents fled for safety.