Abuja - The military said more explosives had been seized from two
suspects believed to have coordinated the bombing of Emab Shopping Plaza in
Wuse area of Abuja.
According to the statement, bystanders at the scene of
the explosion alerted soldiers on patrol of the two suspects who were speeding
off on a power bike.
It added that the soldiers swung into action engaging the
escaping suspects and fatally wounding one of them who fell with his bag as the
motorbike rider still made efforts to escape through the crowd.
“The bag recovered from the suspect was later confirmed
to contain a package of IED and other accessories including stop clock, mobile
phones and other materials used for setting off explosives.”
The Defense Headquarters said the suspect who was shot by
the soldiers died in the hospital as he defiantly yelled, “people will
die! people will die!!”It added that two other suspects also arrested
at the scene of the explosion are being interrogated.
- CAJ News
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