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Police defuse bomb planted in Borno IDPs camp by Boko Haram/ISWAP

By: Hamza Suleiman
Maiduguri, May 16, 2022

The Police Command in Borno has defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and Islamic State of the West African Province (ISWAP) insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) in Borno.
The Commissioner of Police (CP), Abdu Umar, confirmed the incident at a news briefing in Maiduguri.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports Dalori IDPs Camp, Konduga Local Government Area is located few kilometers to Maiduguri, on the Maiduguri-Bama road.
NAN also reports that the bomb scare began at about 6:00am when an item concealed in a sack thought to be an Improvised Explosive Device, was spotted causing the residents at the camp to abandon their shelters and flee.
Umar said that the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel of the command were immediately dispatched to the scene for disposal and evacuation.
“An unidentified element suspected to be an IED planted inside a plastic bucket with a panel close to the fence of the camp by suspected insurgents was discovered.
“The IED was successfully defused by the EOD team without causing any casualties,” he said
The Commissioner of Police noted that the general area had been sanitized, urging people to go about their lawful business.

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