Two persons were killed by an explosive device while allegedly attempting to bomb Addax petroluem facility in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Council.
A few others were injured.
The Guardian gathered that the two persons died while trying to gain entrance to the premises of the petroleum company in the area.
The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), in the state, Michael Abattam confirmed the incident to newsmen.
He said the incident was already being investigated.
A fortnight ago, Abaezi-Egbema, in Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of the state witnessed a crude oil explosion in which 110 persons illegally refining and dispensing crude oil were incinerated to death.