Tension in Onitsha after truck spills bullets on road



Tension broke out in Onitsha after a truck fell on its side and spilled cartons of live bullets on the road.

The incident occurred on Sunday in Awka, the state capital.

It was gathered that the truck, a Mercedes Benz 911 model, was said to be moving the goods out of Onitsha to a yet-to-be-identified location when it skidded off the road and fell into a gutter.


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The driver and conductor after sustaining minor injuries tried to evacuate and conceal the content of the truck but they could not do much before police operatives arrived the scene and discovered the content of the truck.

The driver was arrested while the conductor escaped.