Explosion Reported at Shopping Plaza, Wuse II, Abuja

July 3rd, 2012

NewsRescue- An explosion has been reported at the Sharif plaza shopping mall in Wuse II district, Abuja.

According to Sahara Reporters, the area has been cordoned by the police. It was possibly by a bomb in a car parked.

According to thestreetjournal-

The target of the bomb attack was AJ’s Place, located in Sharif Plaza. The place is situated near Banex, another popular plaza.

The Police PRO of the Federal Capital Territory confirmed the incident and disclosed that there were no casualties. He also stated that the area has been secured. By 10 pm, the area had been cordoned off while search and rescue operations went on.

While the police made it known that Improvised Explosive Devices were used in the attack, people in the area said the bomb was apparently hurled from a moving vehicle.

It will be recollected that there was an explosion in Wuse II on June 22nd, also around a parking lot opposite the Krystal lounge, near Etisalat office.

Abuja blast, June 22