Explosives are buried in seven Yobe towns – Police

There could be explosives buried in seven towns of Yobe State, the police have said.

A statement on Tuesday by the Public Relations Office, Yobe State Police Command, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim said, “The Yobe State Police Command in recent times discovered and diffused some improvised explosive devices in Damaturu and Buni Yadi Local Government Areas of the state.

“It is highly probable that more of these explosives may be buried in the ground in such places like Geidam, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Dapchi, Kanamma, Gulani, and Buni Yadi.

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“As the farming season progresses, the command wishes to warn all and sundry engaged in the cultivation of crops and other farmlands to report any suspicious object(s) on their farms to the nearest police station.

“For instance, on 20th June 2020, in Gujba LGA, one Adamu Haruna found one of the unexploded bombs on his farm. He unknowingly took it to his house. However, while trying to dismantle the object, it exploded and injured the victim on various parts of his body. He is currently receiving treatment at the hospital.”

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