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- Published on Wednesday, 08 August 2012 23:08
- Written by Admin
Policeman attached to the Sokoto State Police Command on Wednesday foiled a planned bomb attack on the Sokoto State secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party. The Improvised Explosive device hidden in a cellophane bag was dumped by the wall of the secretariat by two motorcyclists after they had failed to hand it over to a
The policeman reportedly raised the alarm, forcing the cyclists to dump the bag and flee the area.
The anti-bomb squad was promptly deployed in the area and defused the bomb.
The Commissioner of Police, Sokoto State Command, Alhaji Aliyu Musa, confirmed the incident, saying the command had been on the alert since the recent attack on the office of the Assistant Inspector-General, Zone 10.