Nigeria Police Averts Car Bombing Of Kano Mosque

The Police commissioner told the media that a Peugeot 406 car rigged powerful explosives had been discovered neatly tucked at the gate of Isiayaku Rabiu Mosque in Goro Dutche quarters in the city. The car had been timed to explode during Eid Fitr’s prayers on Sunday (today).

                Police commissioner Aderenle Shinaba inspects car rigged with explosives iat a media conference in Kano


Nigeria PoliceThe Nigeria police in Kano today said it averted a major catastrophe in Kano, Nigeria as its Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit de-activated a powerful bomb targeting Muslim faithfuls observing the Sallah break.

Briefing newsmen on the discovery of what he described as high-caliber car bomb, the state commissioner of police Mr. Adenrele Shinaba said the causality figure would have been so alarming had the bomb exploded at a time when tens of thousands of Muslims were observing their Eld-El-Fitr prayer at the Mosque.


Police commissioner Aderenle Shinaba inspects car rigged with explosives iat a media conference in KanoNigeria PoliceThe Nigeria police in Kano today said it averted a major catastrophe in Kano, Nigeria as its Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit de-activated a powerful bomb targeting Muslim faithfuls observing the Sallah break.

Briefing newsmen on the discovery of what he described as high-caliber car bomb, the state commissioner of police Mr. Adenrele Shinaba said the causality figure would have been so alarming had the bomb exploded at a time when tens of thousands of Muslims were observing their Eld-El-Fitr prayer at the Mosque.




                                                Back of the Peugot 406 car rigged with powerful explosivesNigeria Police

The Police commissioner told the media that a Peugeot 406 car rigged powerful explosives had been discovered neatly tucked at the gate of Isiayaku Rabiu Mosque in Goro Dutche quarters in the city. The car had been timed to explode during Eid Fitr’s prayers on Sunday (today).

The police EOD unit has defused the car bomb with no injury to anyone, the police officer said.



                                                            Peugeot car rigged with explosive in Kano today
Sources;sahara reporters

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