An eyewitness, Mathew Ilem who spoke with Vanguard said the incident occurred barely 20 minutes that the bank officials loaded the machines with cash.
There was pandemonium in the early hours of Saturday as no fewer than four Automated Teller Machines owned by a new generation bank burst in flames and exploded destroying the machines.
The incident Vanguard gathered occurred at the an ATM gallery in front of University of Calabar, UNICAL, gate at about 9:00 am this morning.
Vanguard also learned that no customer was injured during the explosion but there was panic because the explosion causes trepidation amongst users and passers by near the University gate.
An eyewitness ,Mathew Ilem who spoke with Vanguard said the incident occurred barely 20 minutes that the bank officials loaded the machines with cash.
Vanguard gathered that policemen and fire fighters cordoned off the area and the fire service put out the fire .
Effort to speak with the bank officials proved abortive as they refused to make any comment on the incident .
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