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Vehicle Loaded With Deadly Explosives, Weapons Intercepted in Kano

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DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Kano State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has disclosed that a vehicle loaded with deadly explosive devices and sophisticated weapons has been intercepted in the state.

Kiyawa, who made this known in a statement released on Saturday, said the Mercedes Benz was intercepted following an intelligence report.

According to the statement:  “On the 19/05/2022, following an intelligence report that a Mercedes Benz Motor Vehicle, ash in colour with suspected sophisticated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) is coming from Jigawa State to Kano State, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, of immediately raised a crack team comprising Explosive Ordnance Disposal – Chemical, Biological Radiological and Nuclear Defence (EOD-CBRN) and Operation Puff Adder.

“A technical search conducted by the team revealed that the motor vehicle was fully loaded with Improvised Explosive Device materials.

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“Two AK-47 rifles, 1,098 live ammunition, four AK-47 magazines, and two pistol magazines were also recovered.”

 

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