SPECIAL TASK FORCE(JOS PLATEAU): POLICE ANTI-BOMB SQUAD DETONATE 140 IEDs

Major General Henry Ayoola, Commander, Special Task Force – OP SAFE HAVEN(Jos Plateau)

(Photo Credit: NIGERIAN TRIBUNE)

THISDAY
23 January, 2013

The Anti-Bomb Unit of the Plateau State Command of the Nigerian Police Force, on Wednesday detonated 140 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) at Zarmaganda area of Jos, the state capital.

Addressing the press shortly after the detonation, head of the anti-bomb squad, Mr Abel Mbibi said the IEDs when recovered were kept for over time for police awareness purpose. He said having been kept for a long time, some of them have started detonating on
their own, adding that that informed the detonation exercise carried out by his unit.

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