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Police destroy recovered IED's in Adamawa

16 December 2016, 07:23

Yola - The Adamawa Police Command, said on Thursday, that it would destroy Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which had been recovered from insurgents in the area over the years.

A statement signed by SP Othman Abubakar, the command’s Public Relations Officer, said the IEDs would be destroyed on Saturday at the military shooting range at Mayo-Ine in Fufore Local Government Area.

Abubakar urged the public not to panic during the exercise but to go about their normal businesses.

Also read: Tension as Nigeria Police Force website is suspended

“The Adamawa State Police Command informs the public that the Anti-Bomb Squad will carry out demolition exercise of some recovered IEDs at the military shooting range at Mayo-Ine,” he said.

It will be recalled that on Feb. 25, there was an accidental blast at the Anti-Bomb Squad headquarters in Jimeta, Yola, where the IEDs were then kept, resulting in the loss of lives and property. 

 

- NAN

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