News reports confirm that two policemen have been confirmed dead from the explosion at Central Police Station, and several others wounded.
The explosion was just outside the Central Police Station while the other along Parliamentary Avenue.
At Parliamentary Avenue, one vehicle caught fire and firefighters swung into action to snuff it out. In the pandemonium, more security, including a team from the Police Bomb Squad unit, arrived at the scene to cordon off the area.
At a distance, people moved out of the nearby buildings to see what was going on – many wearing faces of shock.