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Police deactivate explosive device in Kano bush



Police have reportedly deactivated a bomb that was planted in a bush at Aujirawa Alkali village in Gezawa LGA of Kano State.

The bomb which was found in the early hours of Friday, March 19, was deactivated after the police was alerted.

The state police spokesperson, Abdullahi Kiyawa said the explosive device was successfully defused with the use of technical equipment.

He is quoted as saying:

“On receipt of the information, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, Mr Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, raised and instructed a team of Explosive Ordnance Disposal led by CSP Haruna Isma’il to move to the scene.

“The team immediately swung into action, after cordoning off the area, an Improvised Explosive Device was discovered.”

Residents of the state have also been asked to report any suspicious movement or item to the nearest police station.