The Joint Task Force(JTF)in Kano this morning escaped a bomb attack at Hotoro Eastern bypass during a routine patrol. Sources said an explosive device was thrown at the moving vehicle of the Joint Task Force (JTF) consisting of mobile police officers this morning.
The device was said to have been intercepted by a brave officer who threw it back immediately at the attackers and it exploded within seconds.
The police officers escaped unhurt and also came under fire from the vicinity of the blast. Arrests were made at the vicinity of the blast. ASP Magaji Musa Majia confirmed the incident but failed to give details adding a statement would be issued by the command soon.