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Breaking news: JTF escapes bomb attack in Kano

By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano.

KANO – Joint Task Force (JTF) operatives consisting  of mobile  police officers escaped a bomb attack  at Hotoro  Eastern bypass during a routine patrol Thursday morning in Kano.

Security sources  told Vanguard that “an improvised explosive device was thrown at JTF ‘s patrol vehicle this morning”

The source said that ” the bomb was intercepted by a gallant officer who quickly threw it  back at the attackers a few  seconds before it exploded.”

Vanguard learnt that the officers escaped unhurt, adding that they also came under fire in the area.” The account revealed that  arrests were effected at the scene of the incident

Kano police spokesman, ASP Magaji Musa Majia confirmed the incident but said the command will issue a statement on the incident.


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