Shock As Yobe Police Discover Explosives Buried In Some Towns In The State




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police have warned members of the public that there could be explosives buried in Geidam, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Dapchi, Kanamma, Gulani and Buni Yadi towns in Yobe State.

A statement from state police command spokesperson, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim, said the command has discovered and diffused some explosives in Damaturu and Buni Yadi local governments in recent times and warns that some other places in the state might also have explosives buried underground. He appealed to farmers to be vigilant and report any strange object they see to the police.

statement in part reads;

Yobe State Police Command in recent times discovered and diffused some improvised explosive devices in Damaturu and Buni Yadi Local Government Areas of the state.

It is highly probable that of these explosives may be buried in ground in such places like Geidam, Damaturu, Tarmuwa, Dapchi, Kanamma, Gulani and Buni Yadi.

As farming season progresses, the command wishes to warn all and sundry engaged in cultivation of crops and other farm lands to report any suspicious object(s) on their farms to the nearest police station.

For instance, on 20th June, 2020, in Gujba LGA, one Adamu Haruna found one of the unexploded bombs on farm. He unknowingly took it to his house. However, while trying to dismantle the object, it exploded and the victim on various parts of his body. He is currently receiving at the hospital.”

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