Two bomb blasts rocked Kaduna State this morning, killing a policeman.
The first blast, which sent residents scampering for safety, occured at Ungwar Seriki area of Kaduna State, a busy area where fully armed soldiers were mounting survellance.
The first blast went off without any loss of life.
The police bomb squad was called in after reports of a first explosion.
Civil Defence and other security agents at the scene of the first explosion noticed a suspicious black polythene bag hidden beside an electricity pole.
The second blast was devastating as a bomb disposal officer who moved into the area with a bomb detector to inspect the contents of the bag was blown up by the bomb.
A police spokesperson confirmed that a Nigerian bomb disposal officer was killed when an explosive device he was trying to defuse went off.
No one has claimed responsibility for planting the bombs.