Daily Trust (Abuja)

4 February 2013

Nigeria: Explosive Detonated Near Abuja Force CID

A loud blast was heard after an explosive device planted near the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID), close to Garki Area 10 post office was detonated this morning by the Police.

Daily Trust learnt that the explosive device was detonated by the Police Force Anti Bomb Squad around 10 O'clock this morning.

The device was purportedly discovered and removed in a successful controlled detonation by police without any serious damage or casualty.

Attempts to reach the Federal Capital Territory Police spokesperson Doris England to confirm the report was unsuccessful as her phone number was not responding.

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