The spokesperson of Enugu State Police Command, SP Ebere Amaraizu, has revealed the cause of the heavy explosion which rocked the New Artisan Market in the state as a battery spark.
Amaraizu revealed this in a statement he made in Enugu, Wednesday.
The explosion in Enugu occurred late Monday night, and the State Police Command had dispatched its Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) to the place where the explosion happened to carry out investigations into the cause of the market explosion.
According to Amaraizu, a heavy-duty battery negative and positive had contact with metal scrapd, leading the explosion.
“The preliminary investigations have revealed that there was a fire contact with the battery at the scrap site of the former market,’’