There was a chaos in Onitsha over the weekend as a truck carrying ammunitions fell down into a ditch.
The truck was conveying live bullets to an undisclosed location along Onitsha, Anambra State before it met with it’s Waterloo. According to reports, the truck had lost its control and had skidded off the road and fell into a gutter spilling all of it’s content in the process.
The incident which occurred along Akwa Road on Sunday morning, May 9, had instilled fear and pandemonium among residents especially worshippers who were heading to church that morning.
According to reports, the driver of the truck and his conductor sustained minor injury. Following the mishaps, the driver and his conductor tried to escape from the scene after failing to conceal the content of the truck.
The conductor was able to flee the scene but unfortunately for the driver he was apprehended by security agents who stormed the scene and was arrested.
Following the incidence, security has been beefed up in that vicinity as Soldiers were alleged to have carted away ammunitions.