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In Kano, a truck filled with lethal explosives, weapons intercepted by the police

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“Also discovered were two AK-47 rifles, 1,098 rounds of live ammo, four AK-47 magazines, and two pistol magazines.”

In Kano, a truck filled with lethal explosives, weapons intercepted by the police

The Nigerian Police Force’s Kano State Command has intercepted a truck carrying dangerous explosive devices and sophisticated firearms in the state.

DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, the state’s Police Public Relations Officer, confirmed this in a statement released on Saturday.

The Mercedes Benz was intercepted after an intelligence report, according to DSP Kigawa.

Following a high-speed chase, the suspects abandoned the vehicle at Bubbugaje Quarters Kumbotso LGA Kano State at 4 p.m.

“On the 19/05/2022, following an intelligence report that a Mercedes Benz Motor Vehicle, ash in color, carrying suspected sophisticated Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) was traveling from Jigawa State to Kano State, the Commissioner of Police, Kano State Command, CP Sama’ila Shu’aibu Dikko, immediately raised a crack team comprising Explosive Ordnance Disposal – Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence (EOD-

“The team discovered the motor vehicle was completely laden with IED materials after conducting a technical search.”

“Also discovered were two AK-47 rifles, 1,098 rounds of live ammo, four AK-47 magazines, and two pistol magazines.”

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