An explosion has rocked part of the Mile 3 market in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital that has caused a lot of persons to sustain different degrees of injury.
It was gathered that the explosion happened at the dry fish section of the market around 6:20 am when some traders were opening their businesses while others were bringing in their goods.
In the confusion that ensued, two persons were severely injured, while scores, mostly women, suffered various degrees of injuries.
The spokesman of the Rivers State Police Command, SP. Nnamdi Omoni, while confirming the incident told newsmen that police operatives have been deployed to the scene of the incident to ascertain what happened.
He also stated that the injured persons have been rushed to a nearby hospital while no life was lost in the incident.
People have started arguing if it was the handwork of those who declared that all Biafra territory should be shut down
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