The Kaduna Police Command said it on Thursday diffused an improvised Explovise Device in , Igabi Local Government Area of the Kaduna Metropolis.
The police spokesperson Muhammed Jalige said the IED was planted in the area by yet to be identified persons.
He explained that it was sighted by residents of the area who promptly reported it to the police.
The commands Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) on receiving the report swung into action and successfully diffused the IED without any loss of lives or property.
A resident, Tijjani Umar said that children in the community discovered the IED in a jerrycan covered with a black nylon and kept very close to a stream in the community.
“It was kept at the same spot where the Thursday IED was discovered. We don’t know what is happening in this community. It was my elder’s brother wife that rushed to inform me that the children found another bomb inside Jerrycan”
Spokesman of the State Police Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige who confirmed the discovery, urged people to be more vigilant wherever they are in the state.
“The area has been cordoned off so as to protect the people from getting hurt while our men are there to defuse the device”