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Tragedy averted as police diffuse IED in Kano

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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Police Command in Kano State, on Friday, diffused an Improvised Explosive Device, IED, at Aujirawa village in Gezawa Local Government Area of the state.

The Commissioner of Police, Isma’ila Dikko, confirmed this in a statement by the spokesman of the command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna, issued in Kano.

Mr Dikko said the command received a report on the discovery of an object suspected to be an IED in the area.

He said the command deployed personnel of the Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) unit, who condoned the area and diffused the IED.

“The CP instructed a team of Explosive Ordinance Disposal led by CSP Haruna Isma’il to move to the scene.

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“The team after cordoning the area discovered and diffused the IED successfully with the use of technical equipment.

“Investigation has since commenced,” the statement said.

While advising the residents of the state to be vigilant and wary of suspicious objects, Dikko urged them to report suspicious persons and movements to security agencies.


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