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Friday, 5 September 2014

BREAKING NEWS! Bomb Scare Causes Panic In Jos

Residents took to their heels when they saw a car which had been parked on a spot for long
According to reports, a bomb scare has caused confusion in Dogon Karfe in the Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau state.

Punch reports that chaos erupted when residents discovered a car which they believed to be laden with bombs.
The car in question, a Peugeot 505, was reportedly left in the area for a long time near the Dogon Karfe praying ground.
An eyewitness supposedly told Punch that the bomb disposal unit of the states Police Command detonated the explosive device but the police allegedly said that there was no bomb.
Reports have it that the bomb scare caused a gridlock along the Murtala Mohammed Way, Constitution Hill road and other adjoining roads as motorists tried to avoid the Dogon Karfe axis.
The Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Emmanuel Abuh told Punch:
An alarm was raised by residents of Dogon Karfe area of Jos North that a particular car had been packed at a spot for a long time. We contacted the bomb disposal unit and when they got there, they searched inside the car and discovered that it contained items of clothing and other personal effects.
But we are investigating the owner and why it was parked there for such a long time.
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