Explosion has rocked the outskirt of Enugu, the Enugu State capital.
The explosion on Monday night at former artisan market causes panic in parts of the city.
Spokesman of the State Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu in a statement said no life was lost in the explosion which according to him results in damage of a food shop and two vehicles.
Amaraizu explained that officers from the state’s anti-explosive unit had been deployed to ensure that the area is safe.
“The command through its operatives has commenced full scale investigation into the alleged incident of explosion at the scrap site of the former New Artisan Market in Enugu.
“The cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained and no life was lost.
“However, the incident is alleged to have caused minor destruction in a nearby food shop, including two vehicles parked near the said shop,’’ he said.