A missile from a Nigerian Air Force jet accidentally hit a building in the Woji area of Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital on Friday.
The explosion which occurred early in the morning, led to panic in the busy district.
The Rivers state police commissioner, Mohammed Indabawa, confirmed the incidence saying the missile was accidentally-fired from an Airforce jet on routine maintenance at the Airforce mechanic hangar in Port Harcourt.
According to the police boss, the misfired missile hit an uncompleted building three kilometers from the jet, resulting in a blast that sent residents panicking.
So far, no death or injuries have been confirmed.