The Police in Kaduna on Tuesday said they had
successfully defused an explosive suspected to be
bomb in Kaduna.
The Police Public Relation Officer in the command,
Aminu Lawan, who announced this to newsmen in
Kaduna, said that the Improvised Explosive Device
(IED) was defused at about 10,30 a.m.
Lawan said that the command was alerted t about
10 am that a young motorcyclists dropped a
polythene bag containing IED at Kashim Ibrahim
Road, along Sultan Road, Ungwan Sarki, Kaduna
North Local Government Area.
He said that the command’s anti-bomb squad
acted swiftly and was able to defused the explosive
safely “without causing any harm or injury to any
“When we were alerted, we swiftly moved to the
scene and condoned off the area. We called our
anti bomb disposal experts and they responded
promptly and discovered that what was contained
in the polythene bag is an IED.
“ They were able to demobilised the IED safely
without anybody being affected.”
Lawan said that calm had returned to the
metropolis after the scare, adding that normal
activities had resumed in the area.
He said that the assessment of anti-bomb experts
of the IED was that it was of “high calibre”.
He advised people in the state to remain calm and
assured that the command had intensified patrol in
all parts of the city to ensure that the suspects
were tracked down. (NAN)