Several people were feared dead in an explosion that rocked the office of the Central Bank in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Friday at about 12.30pm. Unconfirmed source said about 10 people were killed and over 30 injured in the incident.
It was gathered that it was a gas explosion. Initial fears were that it was a bomb blast. At the scene of the incident, the road where the bank is situated was cordoned off to pedestrians and vehicles.