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Panic in Abia state as school children found an explosive in their classroom.

The Abia state Ministry of Education has today, Thursday April 8, suspended academic activities in one Union primary school, Afaraukwu in Umuahia North local government area of Abia state, after school children found an object like bomb in their classroom.

The school management on hearing this moved the school children to another place for learning and informed the Abia state police command of the ugly situation.

The Abia state Commissioner for information, Mr John Okiyi-Kalu, said that the Government of Abia state, have started proper investigations to know the nature of the explosive and how it managed to find its way into the classroom.

He went ahead to say that the object seems to be relics of civil war era, but they are waiting for confirmation from the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) squad of the Nigeria police who are investigating the incident.

'Necessary measures have been taken to protect the pupils and staff of the school while the school is shutdown temporary.

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