Army confirms explosion in Kaduna-Zaria road

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A spokesman said that the device exploded around 5:30 p.m

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday confirmed an explosion from an improvised explosive device along Kaduna-Zaria road.

The explosion which occurred between Dankande village and Marrarabar, Jos, was planted by unknown persons.

The army spokesman said that the device exploded around 5:30 p.m.

The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 1 Division, Kaduna, Col. Sani Usman, who confirmed the incident, said only one person sustained injury.

He said that the army had already deployed experts to ascertain the situation.

Usman appealed to residents of the area not to panic as security agents were on top of the situation.

He also called on the residents to assist security personnel with useful information and to be vigilant and report strange movements.

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