How football-playing adolescents detonated IED in Kaduna– Police




The Improvised Explosive Device that was detonated in Kaduna Saturday, was concealed in three empty yogurt containers, the revealed on Sunday.

The News Agency of () recalls that the Saturday incident, which occurred in badarawa area of Kaduna metropolis, resulted in the death of one adolescent child, aged seven and the injury of two others, aged nine and seven.

Giving an update on the incident, spokesperson of Bauchi Command, ASP Mohammed Jalige, said Improvised Explosive Device were concealed in three bottles of popular ’s Juice (Viju Milk).

“Three picked up the bottles but unknown to them, they contained explosive substance; the started playing football with the bottles, as a result two of the bottles exploded,injuring the three .

The victims were however rushed to Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital for treatment, where one of them died owing to injuries he sustained from the explosion.

“One of the victim was treated and discharged, while the third child is still receiving treatment.

“The Command’s Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD) is carrying out a holistic forensic analysis of the device with a view to apprehending those responsible for this heinous act,” he said. ()

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