Security Operatives Avert Bomb Blast In Jos


Members of the Police Anti-Bomb Squad and the Special Task Force (STF) on Thursday defused an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

The IED was discovered near Tin City school of Electronics and Fatima Primary school under a culvert around Laranto market in Jos north local government area of the state, according to Daily Trust.

The STF spokesman Captain Ikedichi Iweha confirmed the development. According to him, the bomb was successfully defused.

“Terrorists from the North-east are looking for areas to cause trouble, especially during this festive season. We urge people to remain vigilant and not take things for granted,” Iweha said.

He however debunked rumours that another IED was discovered around Old Airport Junction in Jos south LGA. He assured that security men are on the alert.